From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"Just half of Massachusetts students in grades three through eight met or exceeded expectations on the new “next generation MCAS test” in math and English — the first time the test has been administered.
Massachusetts education officials released the spring 2017 test results on Wednesday.
Educators were quick to caution against making direct comparisons between a student’s performance on the new test and the original, nearly 20-year-old, MCAS.
Scoring for the new test falls into four categories: Exceeding Expectations, Meeting Expectations, Partially Meeting Expectations and Not Meeting Expectations.
As a result, some students who scored “proficient” on last year’s MCAS test may find they only scored “partially meeting expectations” on the new, tougher exam."
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The full Franklin 2016 School District profile can be found here (PDF file)
or on the MA DESE page here http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/
|Charter School MCAS 2.0 scores|
|Franklin District MCAS 2.0 scores|
if the screen grabs are too much of an eye test, try the online interactive version at MA DESE
An second article on the MCAS 2.0 results was also posted by MDN