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Ding-Dong the Witch is Dead: No More MEAP Essay

Second post of the morning, but this one is too important to miss: the MEAP essay assessment is no more. The essay portion, which had asked students to write a rough-draft quality essay based on their life experiences, will be scrapped next year. Officially, the State Department of Michigan says that the test is problematic […]

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MDE Promises “Longer, Better” Writing Test for Grades 4 and 7

It looks like there will be some changes to the MEAP in the near future: starting with a pilot program in fall of 2009, writing will only be tested in grades 4 and 7 (and of course, in the grade 11 MME). The rationale provided by the Michigan Department of Education (no use linking to […]

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