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14
MAY
2014

Special Education reports updated

(May 14, 2014) The federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) protects the education rights of children with disabilities and their families. The law requires states to set performance targets on programs and services for students aged 3-21 who require special educatio
27
MAR
2014

Every district certified!

(March 27, 2014)  This morning CEPI’s data collection manager announced that as of midnight, when the spring general collection closed, EVERY district had certified. This means that 100 percent of our public school districts got their required reports in before the deadline. It means
25
MAR
2014

Student Mobility report updated

(March 25, 2014) The Student Mobility report has been updated with 2012-13 data. This report shows counts of K-12 students who have changed schools within a given school year. Frequent mobility can disrupt student learning, so being able to identify whether certain groups of students
27
FEB
2014

Fall 2013 MEAP scores published

(February 27, 2014)  Aggregate MEAP scores for Fall 2013 have been posted to MI School Data. The Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) is the state’s general assessment for students in grades 3 through 9. It is based on Michigan’s Grade Level Content Expectations in rea
26
FEB
2014

High school Grad/Drop Rates posted

(February 26, 2014) The Grad/Dropout Rate report has been updated with 2012-13 school year data. The statewide 4-year graduation rates for the 2013 high school graduating class increased to 76.96 percent, up 0.7 percent from 2012. Other than a smaller-than-expected dip in 2011, when t
22
JAN
2014

Financial reports are progressing

(Jan 22, 2014) The MI School Data team has been working hard on new reports that offer a more user-friendly interface and visual displays of a district’s financial picture. We hope to launch them in the next month or so. For some time, financial spreadsheets have been available for do
08
JAN
2014

Did you miss the college webinar?

(Jan 8, 2014) Nearly 60 people from community colleges and universities throughout the state joined  in a webinar to talk about new (and not-so-new) college-related MI School Data reports. The webinar, titled “Exploring the College Transfer and Student Pathways Reports,” demonstrated
13
DEC
2013

Register for Jan 8 college webinar

(Dec 13, 2013) On Wednesday, January 8, 3:00 p.m. EST, the Michigan Community College Association (MCCA) and Presidents Council-State Universities of Michigan (PC-SUM) are sponsoring a webinar on the new college reports in MI School Data. We encourage our public and independent 2-year
04
DEC
2013

Regional trainers in your area

(Dec 4, 2013) Anyone in the state can now reach out to a local MI School Data expert to request a MI School Data presentation or training for nearly any type of audience. Macomb ISD received federal professional development funds to increase MI School Data awareness and usage, help bu
19
NOV
2013

Student Pathways & College Transfer reports now available

(Nov 19, 2013) Two new MI School Data reports can help identify ways to improve success rates for students transitioning from high school into and through college. The education community has been eagerly waiting for these reports, which were guided by an advisory group of K-12, commu