(Springfield, MA) — Statewide average MCAS scores have been released. The good news is three low-performing schools in Springfield have made progress and are off the watch list. Seven other city schools remain stuck at level 4, with some of the lowest scores in the state. The Morgan Elementary School in Holyoke slipped from level 4 to level 5 and will go into receivership. More detailed MCAS data will be released Friday.
The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.
All 150 people on board the jet - including three Americans - were killed Tuesday when it crashed in the French Alps.
Senate Republicans will try to pass their own budget after House Republicans pushed through a plan that deeply cuts programs for the poor.
The United States is struggling to secure a framework nuclear deal by a March 31 deadline.