MCAS is an essential barometer

It's a mirror showing where our students are succeeding and where we've failed them

RESEARCH HAS CONSISTENTLY shown that freshman year in high school is a pivotal one for students. It’s the year they develop key academic skills and mindsets that prepare them for postsecondary education, and, crucially, it’s also the year when their performance is predictive of their future. If a student fails algebra or English in the(...)

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