Common Core http://wkar.org en Final MEAP scores show mixed results at best http://wkar.org/post/final-meap-scores-show-mixed-results-best <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last Friday, the state released the results of the Michigan Educational Assessment Program, better known as the MEAP. The statewide tests were administered to Michigan students in grades 3-9 last fall for the final time, as the state will move to an online assessment, which is likely to be more aligned with the Common Core standards in the spring of 2015.</span></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:11:37 +0000 Joe Linstroth 50114 at http://wkar.org Final MEAP scores show mixed results at best GED test going digital, aligning with Common Core http://wkar.org/post/ged-test-going-digital-aligning-common-core <p></p><p>Tens of millions of American adults have not graduated from high school. &nbsp;Every year, thousands of these non-graduates take “general educational development” tests – the GED – to be considered proficient at the level of a graduate. &nbsp;</p><p>Every 10 years the GED test is updated to meet with current educational standards. &nbsp;Time is running out for individuals planning to earn their GED before the new test is put into place this January. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:42:21 +0000 Current State 46071 at http://wkar.org GED test going digital, aligning with Common Core