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M-STEP replaces the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) that previously took place in the fall (2013). The test will now be administered online, instead of a paper/pencil format.   

The M-STEP will include summative assessments designed to measure student growth effectively for today’s students. English language arts and mathematics will be assessed in grades 3–8, science and social studies in grades 5 and 8.  It also includes the Michigan Merit Examination in 11th grade which consists of the ACT Plus Writing, WorkKeys, and M-STEP summative in English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.  More information will follow from your student's individual building on the specific dates and times that testing will take place.

To assist in this transition, please take the opportunity to visit , which is a great resource for students and families. 

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Khan Academy has teamed up with the creators of the SAT to create personalized SAT practice for anyone, anywhere and they can prepare for it on Khan Academy—for free.

We give students personalized practice recommendations and instant feedback on how they’re doing. If they’re curious, we also have a short video about how the new SAT is different.

Our system is designed to help students where they need it. Check it out yourself and we’ll automatically send you updates about important changes and SAT dates. 

Please forward this email to families you know who are preparing for the SAT.


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P.S  Check out Official SAT Practice on for the new SAT—it’s totally free.