THE REVISED SCHOOL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1976
380.1280b Grades 1 to 5; yearly test or assessment.
(1) Subject to subsection (2), the board of a school district, or board of directors of a public school academy that operates any of grades 1 to 5, shall administer each school year to all pupils in grades 1 to 5 a nationally-recognized norm-referenced test or another assessment, which may include a locally-adopted assessment, approved by the superintendent of public instruction at the request of the school district or public school academy.
(2) A school district or public school academy may use the Michigan literacy progress profile to assess literacy in grades 1 to 3 as part of its compliance with subsection (1).
(3) If a school is designated for participation in the national assessment of education progress program, the school shall participate as designated.
(4) An elementary school that is not in compliance with subsection (1) or a school that does not comply with subsection (3) shall not be accredited under section 1280.
History: Add. 2000, Act 230, Imd. Eff. June 27, 2000
Popular Name: Act 451
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