News Flash, Attending School Helps Students Pass Tests

Published by EducationNews.org — The Boston Globe’s research found that the great majority of students who failed the first (2003) MCAS had been “chronically absent.” In 2003, Massachusetts imposed high-school graduation requirements that included passing the state test, the MCAS.  The state set the bar inches from the floor, so “passing” required knowing precious little math. Continue reading “News Flash, Attending School Helps Students Pass Tests”