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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

Assessment Transition Plans

Grades 3 – 8 Assessment Transition from 2000/2004 MA Mathematics Curriculum
Framework to 2011 MA Mathematics Curriculum Framework

School Year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015
What will be Assessed Standards from the MA 2000/2004 Mathematics Curriculum Framework will be assessed.

(No change from the 2010 MCAS)


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2000 Framework
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2004 Framework
Standards from the MA 2000/2004 Mathematics Curriculum Framework will be assessed.

There will be a focus on the 2000/2004 standards that connect to the 2011 MA Mathematics Curriculum Framework.

standards assessable in 2012
Standards from the MA 2011 Mathematics Curriculum Framework will be assessed.

There will be a focus on the 2011 standards that connect to the 2000/2004 MA Mathematics Curriculum Framework.

standards assessable in 2013
Standards from the MA 2011 Mathematics Curriculum Framework will be assessed.




The format of Math MCAS tests will remain the same
(Multiple-choice, short-answer and open-response questions).

2012-2013: Near full implementation of 2011 MA Framework in schools and districts
2013-2014: Full implementation of 2011 MA Framework in schools and districts



Last Updated: March 18, 2014
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