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Office of Educational Assessment and Accountability (OEAA)
Michigan has an innovative and comprehensive system of assessments to measure student achievement in learning our state content standards. These standards outline what educators believe students should know and be able to do in certain subjects and grade levels to be career and/or college-ready upon high school graduation. In Michigan, like in other states, a sampling of schools also participate in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in grades 4, 8, and 12. Michigan summative assessments are required under the Michigan State School Aid Act and/or the Federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
OEAA Top Resources
State Superintendent's Parent Letters on Spring Assessments
Other Topics in OEAA
Assessment Committee Participation
Application to participate in assessment committee(s).
Safe Testing Planning Template
Template to help plan for the safe administration of state assessments.
Important dates related to the administration of state assessments.
Assessment Integrity and Security
Practices ensuring accurate and meaningful assessment results.
Public Act 48 Section 104a Benchmark Assessments
Local Benchmark Assessment System required under PA 48 Section 104a.
Early Literacy and Mathematics Benchmark
Early Literacy and Mathematics Benchmark Assessments for grades K-2 developed with Michigan educators.
Michigan Arts Education Instruction and Assessment Project (MAEIA)
Tools for assessing student learning in dance, music, theatre, and visual arts for all K-12 students.