The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released 2017 MCAS results on Wednesday.
To see school-by-school breakdowns of the results, click on the test subjects listed below for each grade.
(Note that only grades 5, 8, and 10 took a science subject test. Also, because grades 3-8 took a new type of test in 2017, year-over-year comparisons were only available for grade 10. For more information on the new version of the MCAS that grades 3-8 took, click here.)
10th graders, 2017 vs. 2016
Authorities ordered scores of fishermen to return to shore after the owner of many of the boats didn’t account for the fish they caught.Continue reading »
Fifteen students made the claims in a statement to the campus newspaper, The Dartmouth.Continue reading »
Even while Al Franken’s politics are often mine, I’m uncomfortable with his defenders pointing at other people’s behavior to minimize his.Continue reading »
A national study by UConn says that food swamps have a stronger impact on obesity rates than food deserts.Continue reading »
Police said an armed robbery took place at the school earlier in the evening, but no injuries were reported.Continue reading »
These schools are debunking a theory that serving large populations of English language learners is a recipe for failure.Continue reading »
A sleek, relatively new vaping device called a “Juul” has school administrators sending warning e-mails home.Continue reading »
If you’re looking to avoid the traffic jams over the Thanksgiving holiday (and who isn’t?) this data can help you plan your trip.Continue reading »
Monday marked the transit agency’s biggest spending day in three years.Continue reading »