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Project Dropout: New Film Questions If MCAS Meeting Its Goals

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The debate over the MCAS exam is subject of a new documentary produced by Professor Louis Kruger, director of the School Psychology program at Northeastern University.

It's a critical look at the high stakes test and it essentially questions whether the MCAS is meeting the goal and closing the achievement gap and preparing kids for college.

Among the critics in the film is state Representative Carl Sciortino.

This is an excerpt of a special Project Dropout report. To see and hear the full story, go to

This program aired on March 9, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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