M-STEP replace the 44-year-old “MEAP” test.
At issue are plans to administer tests to align with new uniform national education standards known as Common Core.
The Michigan Legislature has given the final go-ahead to resume spending money to implement more rigorous and uniform national education standards.
Michigan students scored higher in math, reading and writing last year on the state’s annual standardized tests, officials said Monday.
State officials say Michigan elementary and middle school students generally improved scores for math and reading in the latest round of standardized test results.
If it’s October, then it’s MEAP testing time in Michigan’s schools.
Dozens of Detroit Public Schools teachers are being laid off — and it’s happening during the important start of the crucial MEAP testing period. DFT President Keith Johnson says the layoffs could not come at a worse time.