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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

MCAS News Archive
2021
04/13/2021 Download Excel Document  February Biology 2021 Conversion Table
04/07/2021 Download Word Document  Spring 2021 Statewide Testing Schedule for Grades 3–8 and High School MCAS, MCAS-Alt, and ACCESS for ELLs — updated April 7, 2021
04/01/2021 View External Link  Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Makes Changes to the MCAS Schedule, Graduation Requirements for 11th Graders
03/30/2021 View HTML Page  Spring 2021 Legacy High School ELA and Mathematics Resources
03/24/2021 Download Word Document  March 2021 Special Edition Newsletter
03/17/2021 Download PowerPoint File  Slide Template for Training Test Administrators
03/05/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update: New Tentative MCAS Administration Dates for Spring 2021 for Grades 3–8
03/02/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update March 2, 2021, Special Edition
02/23/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update February 23, 2021
02/22/2021 View HTML Page  2021 Spring Administration Manuals
02/11/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update February 11, 2021
02/10/2021 Download Word Document  School and District ACCESS for ELLs Planning Guide During COVID-19
02/02/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update February 2, 2021
01/27/2021 View External Link  Invite for schools to participate in the grade 8 civics pilot assessment — complete by February 5, 2021
01/25/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update January 25, 2021
01/25/2021 View HTML Page  Register for Feb. 1 SR/PNP Training
01/20/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update January 20, 2021
01/20/2021 View HTML Page  MCAS February 2021 Biology Administration Resources
01/19/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update January 19, 2021
01/08/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update January 8, 2021
01/06/2021 View HTML Page  Update on MCAS Testing and Initial High School Testing Schedule for School Year 2020–2021 (Jan. 5, 2021)
01/05/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update January 5, 2021
2020
12/18/2020 View External Link  Student Assessment Update December 17, 2020
12/14/2020 View External Link  Student Assessment Update December 10, 2020
12/09/2020 View External Link  Student Assessment Update: December 7, 2020
12/07/2020 Download Word Document  Winter/Early Spring 2021 Statewide Testing Schedule and Administration Deadlines — Updated January and ACCESS dates 12/7/2020
11/25/2020 View External Link  Student Assessment Update: November 24, 2020
11/23/2020 View HTML Page  January 2021 MCAS Special Administration Resources
11/17/2020 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update: November 13, 2020
10/27/2020 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update: October 27, 2020
10/14/2020 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update: October 9, 2020
07/29/2020 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update: Special Edition July 28, 2020
07/01/2020 View HTML Page  Notice of Intent to Apply and Opportunity to Comment on the Department's Waiver Extension Request Related to the Percentage of Students Who Participate in the MCAS Alternate Assessment
06/30/2020 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update: June 30, 2020
06/16/2020 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update: June 16, 2020
06/05/2020 View HTML Page  Graduation Requirements and Related Guidance
06/03/2020 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update: June 3, 2020
05/27/2020 Download Word Document  Update on CD Requirements for Classes of 2021-23
05/26/2020 View HTML Page  TestNav System Requirements for 2020–2021
05/19/2020 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update: May 19, 2020
05/07/2020 Download Word Document  Update on Competency Requirements for Class of 2020, April 29, 2020
05/05/2020 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update: May 5, 2020
04/23/2020 Download Excel Document  March Retest 2020 Conversion Tables

Last Updated: April 13, 2021

 
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