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Michigan Schools Starting New Online Standardized Testing

Michigan schools are starting new online standardized testing this week.

CBS Detroit–04/13/2015

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So Long, MEAP! New Standardized Statewide Student Test Announced

M-STEP replace the 44-year-old “MEAP” test.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2014

MEAP Results Are In: Reading Scores Improve For 4th Consecutive Year

Results from the Fall 2013 Michigan Education Assessment Program are in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

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Michigan Science Center’s Traveling Science Program Helps Students With MEAP Tests

The Michigan Science Center is ready to begin the new school year with a lineup of educational community-outreach programs designed to support Michigan science Grade Level Content Expectations and help schools increase Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) test performance scores.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2013

Some Students To Receive New MEAP Math Scores

Some students will get new Michigan Education Assessment Program math scores after a problem with some questions on the exam.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2013

ACLU Sues Michigan Over Highland Park’s Academic Performance

The ACLU has a lawsuit out against the state of Michigan and Highland Park for failing to ensure that students read at grade level.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012


Michigan To Offer Free Tests To School Districts To Gauge Students

The Michigan Department of Education is offering a new, voluntary tool for school districts to gauge whether students are on track for college and careers.

CBS Detroit–12/29/2011

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DPS Laying Off Teachers During Start Of MEAP Testing

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2011

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Students To Take Alternative Forms Of MEAP Tests

Students at a Livingston County elementary school will take alternate forms of the state MEAP tests after investigators determined security was breached on one or more of the exams.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2011

MEAP Scores Rise In Math And Social Studies

A just-released study from the Michigan Educational Assessment Program finds math and social studies scores have risen, but reading scores fell.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2011