Compared to other tests from groups including ACT and Amplify, the study said Smarter Balanced assessments remained the best choice for Michigan.
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December 02, 2013
November 19, 2013
Although the district will slowly regain full responsibility of its financial and administrative functions, the Michigan Department of Education will continue to monitor the district for improvements.
October 29, 2013
The Michigan Legislature has allowed state spending on the common core to resume following an Oct. 29 vote in the House of Representatives.
October 24, 2013
The Michigan Senate voted to allow the state to resume spending on the common core, but also said lawmakers aren't committed to Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium tests.
October 02, 2013
The common core spending freeze began in Michigan Oct. 1, while the standards' fate in Indiana remains murky following a legislative report.
September 26, 2013
A key vote in the Michigan House education committee could undo a budgetary freeze on common-core spending in the state.
August 29, 2013
Common core news developments continue in various states as lawmakers consider the standards in Alabama, Florida, and Michigan.
July 18, 2013
This is the largest municipal bankruptcy in the nation's history and comes after decades of decline in a city that was once a thriving industrial center.
July 12, 2013
Michigan's state superintendent wants new "hybrid districts" as a step towards larger countywide school systems.
July 01, 2013
Pennsylvania is the latest state to experience an uptick in anti-common-core activity among state legislators.