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Standardized Testing

Classroom
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

The State Board of Education is working on a plan to update school testing in Michigan.  


M-STEP
State of Michigan / michigan.gov

Test scores are improving for Michigan students.  That’s the Michigan Department of Education’s message on the results of a statewide test.  


Ann Arbor School Board Slate
Harmony Mitchell / Facebook

Jeff Gaynor, Harmony Mitchell, and Hunter Van Valkenburgh have announced their candidacy for the Ann Arbor Schools Board of Education as a slate. 


Michigan Pubic Radio Network

100+ show up to give input on new standardized test

Michigan education officials are in the process of finding a new standardized test… again.

More than a hundred people were in Lansing Wednesday to tell the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) what they want out of a new assessment.

MDE had already chosen the Smarter Balanced assessment three years ago. But many lawmakers were not happy with that test because it's aligned with the controversial Common Core school standards.