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  • Role Of MCAS Exam Continues To Rile Massachusetts Education World

    WBUR - 09/21/2021

    Louis Kruger, a Northeastern University professor emeritus and board member at Citizens for Public Schools, said MCAS carries “unintended negative consequences for underserved students.”

    “As one scholar has pointed out, standardized tests are almost as old as the gas-powered automobile,” Kruger said. “In both cases, it is now apparent that the overuse of these technologies has exacerbated their unintended consequences to such an extent that their (dis)advantages often outweigh whatever utility they might have had.”

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