Raising MCAS bar was a move in the wrong direction

Authentic learning, not test-driven compliance, is crucial as we emerge from the pandemic

THE BOARD of Elementary and Secondary Education’s recent decision to raise the score high school student must reach to pass the MCAS and graduate from high school is yet another slap in the face for public educators across the Commonwealth. Coming out of the COVID pandemic MCAS scores reported in September 2021 dropped from pre-pandemic(...)

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