The incoming state superintendent says he wants to cut down on the amount of time students spend taking standardized tests.
Brian Whiston answered questions from lawmakers on Wednesday for the first time. He says the state may need to move away from the brand new M-STEP exam. Continue reading
The new test is called the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress, or M-STEP. Continue reading
African-Americans in Michigan have higher cancer rates than any other racial or ethnic group, according to a recent release from the Michigan Department of Community Health.
Michigan students are improving in most subjects. That’s according to results released Friday from last fall’s Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) test.