Cedar Springs Public School District
Bylaws & Policies


The Board of Education shall, in compliance with law and rules of the State Board of Education, assess student achievement and needs in designated subject areas in order to determine the progress of students and to assist them in attaining District goals.

The Superintendent shall develop a program of testing and assessment that includes the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP) ,the Michigan Merit Examination ("MME") (or other readiness assessment program approved by the State Superintendent) the PSAT and MI-Access Alternate Assessments administered each year in accordance with the schedule established by statute and the State Department of Education. M-STEP includes 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 in grades 4 and 7, and social studies in grades 5 and 8. It also includes the Michigan Merit Examination in 11th grade, which consists of the SAT with essay, ACT WorkKeys, and M-STEP summative in science, and social studies.

M.C.L. 380.1279, 380.1279g, 390.1451 et seq., 380.1280b, 380.1282a
A.C. Rule 340.1101 et seq.
MEAP Test Administration Manuals

Revised 6/6/16

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