MN Education Commissioner frustrated with latest MCA results 08 Aug 17

The latest Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment testing scores were released recently. Results are similar to last year, with math scores down slightly for some grade levels, remaining constant for others and reading scores mostly unchanged. Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius calls the results frstrating. In comparison, between 60-70 percent of students in New Ulm, Sleepy Eye and Springfield met or exceeded expectations in math and reading. As for other schools, Comfrey Public School had 28 percent of students meet expectations in math and 46 percent did so in reading. A little over half of Nicollet Public School students met or exceeded scores in both math and reading. Forty-eight percent of Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop students met expectations in math and 55 percent in reading. Forty percent of Lafayette Charter School students met goals in math and 56 percent did so in reading.