State: Good News And Bad News With Latest Standardized Test Scores

There’s been some good news and bad news when it comes to the Spring Michigan Student M-STEP and MME test results. Director of the office of educational assessment and accountability for the Michigan Department of Education Andy Middlestead tells Michigan News Network they’re encouraged by scores in math, science, and social studies.

“We found our scores were really going up a lot in math and science and social studies in many ways, and that is very encouraging,” Middlestead said.

Middlestead tells us the scores show that English language arts scores worsened in four of the five grades in which students were tested last spring. Math scores improved in four of the five grades.