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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

Urgent MCAS Notice Regarding the Administration of the March ELA Composition Retest

To:High School Principals, and Directors of Charter Schools, Approved Private Special Education Schools, Educational Collaboratives, Institutional Settings, and Adult/External Diploma Programs
From:Superintendents, MCAS Test Coordinators
Date:February 28, 2014

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In anticipation of severe weather that may result in schools closings or delayed openings on Monday, March 3 (which is the date scheduled for the March ELA Composition Retest), the Department is issuing the following guidance to schools:

  • Schools that are open on March 3 should administer the ELA Composition test on that day.
  • Schools that are closed on March 3 should administer the ELA Composition test on Monday, March 10.

Schools with closures lasting more than one day, or other extraordinary circumstances, should contact the Department's Student Assessment Services Unit at 781-338-3625.

Thank you.



Last Updated: February 28, 2014
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