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We have reason to be proud, but Massachusetts has still not achieved the school reform we need

The commonwealth of Massachusetts is frequently, and with solid justification, considered to be the poster child of successful, systemic, standards-based school reform, but the ultimate goal of the 1993 Education Reform Act, proficiency for all, has not been met. Our students top the nation on several indicators of educational achievement. Massachusetts fourth- and eighth-graders ranked(...)

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