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February 19, 2015
February 09, 2015
The decision not to use adaptive testing by three states highlights the complexities associated with a feature of the Smarter Balanced assessment.
January 13, 2015
Darnell Earley will be the fourth emergency manager of the Detroit school system, which has been under state oversight since March 2009.
December 19, 2014
The suit claims the state of Michigan and Highland Park school district failed to provide an adequate education for students.
December 17, 2014
It's not clear how much traction any or all of these ideas will get with GOP Gov. Rick Snyder or with the Michigan legislature, which is controlled by Republicans.
November 24, 2014
The Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-Step) test, which will be administered next spring, will include items from the Smarter Balanced assessment as well as items developed by Michigan teachers. But some will be in "field-test-only" mode.
October 29, 2014
Incumbent GOP Gov. Rick Snyder faces Democrat Mark Schauer, a former legislator and member of Congress, in the contest to be the next governor of Michigan.
October 10, 2014
With the spring 2015 deadline for implementing online testing drawing near, some Michigan administrators are expressing last-minute concerns about the technological readiness of their schools.
August 22, 2014
Michigan and Ohio will get to keep their NCLB waivers for another year, joining a growing group of states granted an extension while making changes to teacher evaluations.
August 11, 2014
11 of Michigan's 40 charter school authorizers face possible suspension for poor oversight.