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Michigan Merit Examination Update OEAA Advisory Committee August 2008 Pat King, MME Specialist.

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1 Michigan Merit Examination Update OEAA Advisory Committee August 2008 Pat King, MME Specialist

2 Overview of the Presentation Contractor Changes MME Component Changes MME Administration Changes MME Improved Alignment to HSCE MME Retest Eligibility MME Spring 2009 Kick-off Meeting

3 Contractor Changes ACT Day 1 – ACT Plus Writing Day 2 – WorkKeys Measurement Incorporated Day 3 – Michigan Components Cheeney Media Accommodated Test Materials Administration Manuals

4 MME Component Changes Add WorkKeys Locating Information Students eligible for National Career Readiness Certificate 45 minute test

5 MME Component Changes Eliminate Social Studies Constructed Response Social Studies change from two 40 minute tests to one 40 minute test – all multiple choice Constructed Response HSCE - Part of the Secondary Credit Assessment System (SCAS)

6 MME Administration Changes Day 2 – WorkKeys only Reading for Information Applied Mathematics Locating Information

7 MME Administration Changes Day 3 – All Michigan components Mathematics Science Social Studies All Multiple Choice 40 minutes each

8 Improved Alignment to HSCE Select items from ACT and WorkKeys assessments will contribute to MME subject scores WorkKeys Locating Information Contribute to MME mathematics Contribute to MME Social Studies inquiry

9 Changes to Retest Elimination of Fall Retest Burden to schools Additional administration Vouchers and separate registration process Student access to national test sites for Saturday administration Benefit to students Time for instructional intervention Access to state-allowed accommodations

10 Changes to Retest Eligibility New school aid act Each student will take the complete MME once and only once to qualify for the promise grant Retakes will be on the college- entrance exam only

11 Changes to Retest Eligibility Who will take the complete MME? All 11 th graders who do not take MI-Access All 12 th graders who Did not take the MME in grade 11, OR Who did not receive a valid score in grade 11 on mathematics, science, reading, writing, OR social studies

12 MME Spring 2009 Kick-off July at Lansing Sheraton All contractor teams participated Successful launch!


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