test scores http://wkar.org en Goodbye MEAP: Educators to discuss changes in assessments, accountability http://wkar.org/post/goodbye-meap-educators-discuss-changes-assessments-accountability <p></p><p><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Across Michigan and across the country, students, teachers, and school administrators are facing greater accountability. That has put more attention on student assessments, or measuring student learning, than in the past. </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">In about a year, Michigan students are expected to start taking a new standardized test, </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">the "Smarter Balanced Assessment." Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:58:08 +0000 Current State 51227 at http://wkar.org Goodbye MEAP: Educators to discuss changes in assessments, accountability Graduation Rates For Some Dip Under New MI Curriculum http://wkar.org/post/graduation-rates-some-dip-under-new-mi-curriculum <p>Data from 700,000 high school students shows a slight drop in graduation rates under Michigan's Merit Curriculum for those entering ninth grade with weak academic skills.</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 22:08:48 +0000 The Associated Press 25785 at http://wkar.org Graduation Rates For Some Dip Under New MI Curriculum Michigan's Graduation Rate Dips Slightly for 2011 http://wkar.org/post/michigans-graduation-rate-dips-slightly-2011 <p>Tougher graduation requirements for Michigan's high school class of 2011 did not result in a sharp rise in the number of dropouts.</p> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 23:19:18 +0000 The Associated Press 15587 at http://wkar.org Michigan's Graduation Rate Dips Slightly for 2011