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Patrick fumbles a test

June 12, 2007

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GOVERNOR PATRICK'S first appointment to the state Board of Education is a worrisome sign of eroding support for the high-stakes Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System test. Appointee Ruth Kaplan, an attorney and Brookline school board member, has few equals when it comes to criticizing the MCAS exam, used to measure students' ability to grasp the state's learning standards. (Full article: 430 words)

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