State education board raises MCAS graduation requirements

New standards, opposed by teachers unions and almost 100 legislators, take effect with class of 2026

MASSACHUSETTS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS will soon have to clear a higher bar on the 10th grade MCAS in order to graduate. The state board of education approved changes on Monday that will increase the passing score needed on the test starting with the class of 2026. The 8-3 vote of the Board of Elementary and(...)

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