Published On: August 15, 2022

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted Monday to raise the standardized test scores students need in order to graduate high school.

Starting with the Class of 2026, students taking the Massachusetts Comprehensive Academic System, or MCAS, will need to earn a scaled score of 486 on the English exam, 486 on the math exam and 470 for science and technology or engineering tests. The current score thresholds are 472 for English and 486 for math.

Read the full article at WBZ Newsradio 1030.

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