Long-awaited statewide scores from last spring’s Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP) are low, but that really comes as no surprise since this was the first time the online test using higher standards and expectations was given.
The love affair education policymakers have had with standardized tests seems to be cooling off.
EAST LANSING, Mich., October 20, 2015 – Following today’s Senate passage of SB 103, which makes important changes to teacher and administrator evaluation across the state, MEA President Steven Cook praised the Legislature for tackling a tough issue in education reform.
The “5 to Drive” rules are the theme for the National Teen Driver Safety Week from October 18-24. The campaign gives parents and school staff the words to use in talks with teenagers about the rules of the road.