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New Mass. Education Plan Passes Test, Resets Accountability System04:10

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A new Massachusetts plan to improve public education and evaluate the success of schools has passed a critical test.

The federal Department of Education has approved the state's plan after initially pushing back. The changes are allowed under a new federal law designed to promote innovation and flexibility.

WBUR's Max Larkin joined All Things Considered to discuss the changes.

This segment aired on September 22, 2017.


Lisa Mullins Twitter Host, All Things Considered
Lisa Mullins is the voice of WBUR’s All Things Considered. She anchors the program, conducts interviews and reports from the field.


Max Larkin Twitter Reporter, Edify
Max Larkin is a multimedia reporter for Edify, WBUR's education vertical.


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