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High school students get ready for the MCAs by practicing some math problems at Detroit Lakes High School earlier this week. Juniors will begin taking the test in April. Some seniors are re-taking the test for the second or third time this year.

Students are put to the test

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The more data-driven society becomes, the more the education system relies on numbers and statistics.

But when certain test standards are inconsistent within the same state, it's difficult to rely on the results. Educators begin to question the fairness of the tests and accuracy of the data.


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