MSF Releases New Report on District and State Testing

Jackson, MS—Today, Mississippi First released Understanding District and State Testing in Mississippi. This report uses field research on testing practices in four diverse Mississippi school districts to determine how many tests Mississippi students take and how much time they spend taking those tests. It also describes common school district testing practices, such as how testing…

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MSF Releases New Report on District and State Testing

Understanding and Interpreting 2015-2016 MAP Scores: Proceed with Caution

This week, the Mississippi Department of Education will release 2015-2016 MAP scores for all public school districts. These proficiency scores reflect achievement on the new state assessment called MAP that students took Spring 2016; they will not include student growth scores or school grades, which are expected to be released later this fall. Mississippi students…

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Understanding and Interpreting 2015-2016 MAP Scores: Proceed with Caution