Mike Wilkinson

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NAEP scores show Michigan’s longstanding gap between low-income students and affluent peers widened considerably
Michigan’s M-STEP test scores are difficult to interpret because so many students — including some of the most vulnerable in the state — didn’t take the exam.
Michigan public school students show marked improvement compared to their peers in other states, according to national test results released Wednesday.
One judge asked the question that worries Michigan leaders: “How much would it cost to fix the Detroit schools?”
After several years of flat or declining results, scores on Michigan’s M-STEP exam show faint signs of improvement.