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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

MCAS Technical Documents

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Technical Reports contain data and technical information regarding the assessment, including supporting documentation and data, various analyses, sample reports, and associated guidelines.
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These Research studies were carried out for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education under a contract between the Center for Educational Assessment at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Measured Progress, Dover, NH.

2017 Standard Setting Materials

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MCAS ELA and Math Grades 3-8 Standard Setting Meeting Executive Summary
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MCAS Next-Generation English Language Arts Achievement Level Descriptors
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MCAS Next-Generation Mathematics Achievement Level Descriptors
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Last Updated: November 17, 2017
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