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AUG
2015

Student Testing Changes and Planned Release of Public Reports on MI School Data

(August 31, 2015) During the 2014-15 school year, Michigan replaced the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) assessment with the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP) assessment. In the past, the MEAP assessment was used to assess grades three through nine,
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JUL
2015

New College Progression by Graduating Class Report

(July 30, 2015) As Michigan seeks to increase the number of college and career ready high school graduates, MI School Data has introduced an exciting new tool that illustrates college progression for high school graduates. The College Progression by Graduating Class report shows how M
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JUL
2015

2011-2012 Mobility numbers recalculated

(July 24, 2015)  Due to a change in business rules the data for the 2011-2012 school year has been recalculated and is now available for view.  Originally, the 2011-2012 mobility data included graduated students.  CEPI corrected the error and reloaded the historical data on July 13, 2
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MAR
2015

Remedial Coursework historical data reloaded

(March 13, 2015) When 2013-14 College Remedial Coursework data became available in late January, some school districts reported significant spikes in remedial coursework. Upon investigation, we found the college data for 2013-14 to be accurate (for high school graduation years 2012-13
05
MAR
2015

Validating graduation rates

(March 5, 2015) When graduation and dropout rates are posted in MI School Data, questions sometimes arise about their accuracy. The answer: pretty darned accurate! CEPI, school districts, and ISDs spend several months – years really—working together to account for every student in eac
17
FEB
2015

WCC creates Student Pathways analysis tool

(February 17, 2015) What does a Michigan student’s education after high school look like, from beginning to end? The postsecondary Student Pathways report on MI School Data displays student enrollment patterns and tracks students’ progress to receiving a degree or certificate, using a
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FEB
2015

College data refreshed (and some reloaded)

(February 11, 2015) One of MI School Data’s most valuable offerings is the connection between high school data and college data. Knowing how many of Michigan’s high school graduates go on to college, and how they are faring, is valuable to both high school and postsecondary educators.
21
JAN
2015

Save time & money with CEPI data

(January 21, 2015)  Are you aware of all the CEPI tools that can save your district time and money? On January 20, CEPI director Tom Howell presented to nearly 400 attendees at the Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO) Financial Strategies conference. He showed the type of informa
20
NOV
2014

Serve all your students well: Achievement Gap report updated

Are there groups of students in your school whose learning needs aren’t being met? The Achievement Gap report can tell you if there’s a gap in achievement between different groups in your school by gender, race and ethnicity, or between students who are economically disadvantaged, dis
31
OCT
2014

2013-14 Attendance Data Temporarily Removed

(October 31, 2014) Because of a problem with the program participation breakdowns in the report, CEPI pulled the 2013-14 Attendance report down from MI School Data today. These data were initially available to all users on Thursday, October 23. If you have used these data for any type
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