Jump in Massachusetts dropout rate perplexes education officials

04/6/2004 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

In 2002-2003, the first time the MCAS exam was used as a graduation requirement, Massachusetts experienced an increase in its high school dropout rate from 3.1% to 3.3%. Although State Education Commissioner David P. Driscoll said the exam was not forcing seniors to leave school, MCAS critics noted that 61% of seniors who quit had not passed the assessment.

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