Friday, September 21, 2012
A breakdown of Salem MCAS scores compared to Danvers, Hamilton-Wenham, Manchester-Essex, and Beverly.
The Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) test results were released to the public this week. We've detailed how Beverly did on the 2012 MCAS test, but if you're wondering how the Witch City did in comparison to our neighbors, here's a look. Thoughts on the results? Let us know in the comments.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The scores were released yesterday — here are some highlights.
The Spring 2012 MCAS scores are in. With a turnaround effort in effect since Bentley was designated as a Level 4 school last year, the scores this year are of particular interest to Salem Public Schools stakeholders. Here's a breakdown of how Salem did. Stay tuned to Salem Patch for more on this topic. For complete information from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education click here. Looking at Progress The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 mandates that every student be proficient in English language arts and math by 2014. In Massachusetts, this proficiency is measured by the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS). A school must improve in proficiency each year based on adequate yearly progress (…
Monday, March 21, 2011
Your daily digest of facts to keep you in-the-know on everything Salem.
Welcome to 5 Things You Need to Know Today, your place for useful facts. We'll provide this early morning digest each weekday to keep Salemites and Salem Patch users in-the-know. To find out what else is happening today in Salem, check out our events calendar.