December 05, 2001 1 min read

A story in the Nov. 21, 2001, issue of Education Week (“Bay State’s Exam Has Left Its Mark”) provided incorrect information about Boston students’ results on the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System, or MCAS. Sixty-one percent of 10th graders in Boston public schools passed the English portion of the test, and 53 percent passed the mathematics section.

A version of this article appeared in the December 05, 2001 edition of Education Week