- Michigan deserves credit for attempting to measure a number of factors important to the state’s citizens.
- Michigan’s plan is notable for the inclusion of science and social studies assessments in the accountability system and an indicator that measures student time with fine arts, music, PE, and access to library specialists.
- The state has also provided a compelling mock-up of a sample school report card.
- Michigan’s plan is incomplete and provides insufficient details to adequately review.
- It presents three potential accountability systems that it’s considering, but it hasn’t finalized its choice, and all three systems are underdeveloped.
- As presented, Michigan’s plan is missing key elements that are required in order for the state to receive federal education funding.