Michigan school leaders are arguing against giving the M-STEP to students this year because of the pandemic. But COVID makes it even more important to know what schools and which students are suffering.
Republicans in Lansing have decided to use the $2.1 billion meant for students as a bargaining chip to use against the Whitmer administration. That’s not helping me, my wife, or our kindergarten daughter.
Michigan’s state school superintendent and president of the state school board argue that students shouldn’t take the typical standardized test, the M-STEP, and instead use benchmark tests that give teachers faster results.