On January 17, the Michigan Department of Education sent a memo to local superintendents informing them that the following sections of the Pupil Accounting Manual specific to online learning had been updated:
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College and career readiness is more than taking hard classes or performing well on the Advanced Placement exam. Successful students must learn to manage their schedule, live independently, advocate for themselves, and bounce back from adversity.
The Michigan Department of Education took some heat from legislators on Wednesday over their recent report on Common Core assessment options. Lawmakers seemed skeptical about both the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium and MDE's report.
Officials from the Michigan Department of Education were barraged with questions on Wednesday about their recent report on Common Core assessment options. The MDE presented its report a joint meeting of all four of the state's legislature's committees on education policy and budget. The takeaway, as the Lansing political newsletter MIRS put it: "the Smarter Balanced pill may still be a tough one for this Legislature to swallow."