Many Michigan students will take some type of standardized test this school year, despite the pandemic. But there’s a lot that’s still unclear.
Michigan's third-through-eighth graders usually take a statewide assessment, the M-STEP, every year. M-STEP was canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But this school year has been anything but typical, and Michigan and some other states again sought standardized testing waivers from the federal government.