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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

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‘Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing Education

Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.

09/08/2014

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Teachers Union Stands Against Standardized Tests

The nation’s second-largest teachers union has taken a stand against high-stakes testing, passing a resolution at its annual convention in Detroit that says the focus on standardized tests has undermined the United States’ education system.

07/29/2012

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The MEAP Test-The Real Fall Classic

If it’s October, then it’s MEAP testing time in Michigan’s schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2011

Standardized Tests Get A Critical Look

Admissions offices have been looking for ways to understand what students are capable of beyond high school grades and standardized test scores for decades, but have not been able to reduce their dependence on the […]

10/15/2010

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