College Board wants to make Principals aware of an important new accommodations deadline and additional flexibility for testing students with the SAT and PSAT for the upcoming 2015-16 school year. Read on for more detail.
Inspired by the American College Application Campaign, the goal of Michigan College Application Week is to help all graduating high school seniors navigate the complex college admissions process and provide the opportunity to complete at least one application by the conclusion of Michigan College Application Week. This year's event has been moved it up to October 26-30 after feedback from schools that November was too late. Help promote a college-going culture in your building by signing up to be a Michigan College Application Week host school.
As the school year starts we may have our new hires on board and we may also still be in the process of filling positions. Let’s talk about the recruitment, hiring and support process for new teachers. We can also share concerns about subject areas we are having a difficult time finding candidates to fill.
In this week's edition of their Spotlight on Assessment and Accountability publication, the MDE released a number of important details about the upcoming Spring 2016 assessments including the M-STEP testing dates, wraparound testing for 11th grade students, and a reduction in the number of performance tasks.