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September 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Department of Education has released the results of the 2014 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs), and many school districts in the area are showing improvement or holding steady.

The annual exams, required by s…continue reading on dglobe.com

MCA, GRAD results are in for state

May 25, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Scores on statewide standardized tests increased slightly or held steady in 2011, with the largest gains in math. Continue Reading

Math resources

February 25, 2011 in West Central Tribune

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Test-writing process

February 25, 2011 in West Central Tribune

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Are you smarter than an eighth-grader?

February 25, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Take a look at the state’s sample math test for eighth-graders, chock full of algebra problems, and, depending on your memory and your age, you may think:
Wow, I’ve forgotten a lot.
Umm, what does that word mean?
Did I ever learn this in the first place?
Wait, this is for eighth-graders?

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Take the MCA Challenge at the Minnesota State Fair

August 29, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Minnesota Department of Education invites fairgoers to test their knowledge by taking sample MCA tests in math and science. Continue Reading

Scientific achievement: Local students do well on state MCA science test

August 12, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Students will soon be hitting the books once again. They’ll be back in the classroom learning about reading, writing and arithmetic. Continue Reading

Area students fare OK in state tests MCA performance

July 1, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

SW Minn. students score below average on Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments
WORTHINGTON School districts in southwest Minnesota again fell below the state average on key math and reading tests, but students in several area districts showed marked improvement in their performance. Continue Reading