THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
At Hopkinton Middle School, seventh-graders (from left) Sarah Greizer, Lara Murray, and Jaclyn Foisy tackled a word problem in an advanced pre-algebra class.

More districts aim for the top on MCAS

In shift, proficient isn't good enough

By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / October 19, 2006

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

HOPKINTON -- This booming high-tech community west of Boston is urging more students to aim for the highest possible score on the MCAS test, even though the state doesn't require that level to graduate. (Full article: 1120 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass

Connect with Boston.com

Twitter Follow us on @BostonUpdate, other Twitter accounts