Teachers' Union: Students Taking Too Many TestsOn the day before most Minnesota kids go back to school, the state's largest teachers’ union is arguing that there are too many standardized tests.
Officials: MCA Testing Suspended Due To Cyber AttackIt wasn't just a computer glitch that caused the state to temporarily halt the annual school test known as the MCAs. It was a deliberate attack on the system.
Teachers Under Investigation For Allegedly Cheating On Important TestThe Department of Education wants to know if middle school teachers were cheating on the state's most important math test. The Prior Lake-Savage School District is investigating if some middle school teachers looked at scratch paper students used on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs).
Reading, 11th Grade Math Up On Minn. MCAsMinnesota students showed some progress in reading on the state's standardized tests and 11th graders did even better on the math portion, but over half still weren't considered proficient, the Minnesota Department of Education reported Wednesday.