Achieve More with Michigan’s Higher Standards
Thank you for the opportunity to testify today in opposition to Senate Bill 826. In addition to speaking to the…Read more
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (Oct. 27, 2015) – Statewide student scores on Michigan’s new, more rigorous assessment of student learning, show…Read more
by Janice Killelea, Politico Governor Cuomo made news last week by announcing the formation of a task force to study New…Read more
Education Post Ed Post Poll of Public School Parents Also Shows That They See Themselves as Most Responsible for Student…Read more
by Karin Chenoweth, The Huffington Post I have begun a quest to see how folks whom I consider to be…Read more
Common Core will take time to implement, but it’s critical to assessing student learning. by Laura Bay, National PTA President,…Read more
by Bill Richardson, Huffington Post Here’s an assumption few would dispute: Democrats and Republicans don’t agree on much. And in…Read more
by Motoko Rich, The New York Times COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio seems to have taken a page from Lake Wobegon,…Read more
by Lacey Leonard-Mendola, The Buffalo News Common Core promotes thinking, not memorizing Regarding the letter, “Common Core curriculum doesn’t teach critical…Read more
Learn More About Michigan’s Higher Standards
Michigan’s Higher Standards puts more focus on critical thinking and problem solving, the real world skills students need to succeed after high school.
According to 2011 national testing, Michigan has fallen to the bottom tier of states in student performance. We need to raise our game.
Michigan teachers, principals and administrators, business leaders and parents.
Ready for College. Ready for Career. Ready for Life.
When Michigan students graduate high school, they expect to be prepared for whatever comes next – career, post-secondary training, or college. For many Michigan students, this simply is not the case. Michigan’s career- and college-ready standards are now preparing our students for success after high school.