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Introduction to the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) and the Secondary Credit Assessment System (SCAS) Introduction to the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) and the Secondary Credit Assessment System (SCAS) Michigan Department of Education Assessment & Accountability Conference 2008

Session Discussion Topics n n n n What is the Secondary Credit Assessment System Session Discussion Topics n n n n What is the Secondary Credit Assessment System (SCAS)? What is the Michigan Merit Exam (MME)? What purposes do they serve? How are they different? How are they alike? How do they function within a balanced assessment system? Q&A

What is the Secondary Credit Assessment System (SCAS)? n Public Acts 123 and 124 What is the Secondary Credit Assessment System (SCAS)? n Public Acts 123 and 124 required the Michigan Department of Education to develop: Course/credit content expectations in the required course/credit areas n Guidelines in other course/credit areas, and n End-of-course examinations in at least the required course/credit areas (later removed by amendment) n

SCAS Assessments n MDE has currently developed end-ofcourse exams for English 9, Algebra I, SCAS Assessments n MDE has currently developed end-ofcourse exams for English 9, Algebra I, Geometry, and Biology Items used in these exams written by Michigan educators summer 2007 and were pilot-tested in Michigan classrooms in Jan 08 n They can be used as a standards-based endof-course assessment n

SCAS Assessments n n n Available through the OEAA Secure Website http: //www. michigan. SCAS Assessments n n n Available through the OEAA Secure Website http: //www. michigan. gov/oeaa-secure Need User ID and Password Under “announcements” select SCAS Assessments, scoring keys, scoring guides, and rubrics.

Using the SCAS Assessments n Testing services (i. e. , printing of test booklets Using the SCAS Assessments n Testing services (i. e. , printing of test booklets and answer documents, assessment administration services, scoring and reporting) are not provided

Using the SCAS Assessments n Districts are encouraged to print, administer and score the Using the SCAS Assessments n Districts are encouraged to print, administer and score the exams to assess students who have taken these course/credit areas and/or to help gauge the extent to which current course content is aligned with the HSCE for these courses

Using the SCAS Assessments n n n Items are considered secure and may not Using the SCAS Assessments n n n Items are considered secure and may not be used for classroom activities The assessments should remain intact but may be augmented with additional items Items are to remain secure but may be used with content area teachers for professional development purposes

Recommended Passing Score for SCAS n n If district selects or develops a local Recommended Passing Score for SCAS n n If district selects or develops a local assessment, the district is responsible for establishing the passing score If the state assessment is used, the state determines the passing score. The department determined that 70% correct be used

Using the SCAS Assessment n n District has the authority to establish policy to Using the SCAS Assessment n n District has the authority to establish policy to determine how a student may earn credit on a course s/he has taken If the state assessment is used as the final exam for a student taking a course (as apposed to “testing out” without having taken the class), the score on the end-of-course exam should not count for more than 20 – 25% of the student’s final grade in the class

Next Steps for SCAS n n As of this time, MDE has no dedicated Next Steps for SCAS n n As of this time, MDE has no dedicated funding for developing a Secondary Credit Assessment System, with full printing, distributing, scoring and reporting On the other hand, OEAA is using the resources it has for the state assessment program to develop additional assessments for schools to use with Michigan Merit Curriculum standards

More Next Steps for SCAS n If provided by the legislature, added funding would More Next Steps for SCAS n If provided by the legislature, added funding would permit MDE to begin developing more of the assessments over time

Proposed SCAS Development Schedule Year English Math Science 2007 -08 English 9 Algebra I Proposed SCAS Development Schedule Year English Math Science 2007 -08 English 9 Algebra I Geometry Biology 2008 -09 English 10 Social Studies 2009 -10 2010 -11 Updated Feb 2008 English 11 English 12 Chemistry Algebra II Statistics & Probability Pre-Calculus US History plus Geography Physics World History plus Geography Earth Science Civics Economics

What is the Michigan Merit Exam (MME)? n n Statewide assessment for all eleventh-grade What is the Michigan Merit Exam (MME)? n n Statewide assessment for all eleventh-grade (and eligible grade 12) students Measures what a student knows based on high school content standards for English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies State assessment for AYP/Ed Yes! Accountability systems Qualifying assessment for Michigan Promise Scholarship (Department of Treasury)

Legislative Requirements n n College entrance requirement Work skills examination n n n Reading Legislative Requirements n n College entrance requirement Work skills examination n n n Reading Mathematics Locating Information (proposed – career readiness certificate) Social studies assessment Under 8 hours of testing time Fulfill requirements of NCLB, meaning n n n Received NCLB peer review approval Adequate alignment to all required content standards as determined by an independent review panel Augmentation n Science, mathematics, social studies

MME Components n Administered each spring using a prescribed schedule, the MME consists of MME Components n Administered each spring using a prescribed schedule, the MME consists of three components: n ACT Plus Writing college entrance examination n Work. Keys job skills assessments in reading for information, applied mathematics, and locating information n Michigan-developed assessments in mathematics, science, and social studies

MME 2009 Spring Assessment Schedule n Initial administration dates: n n Make-up administration dates: MME 2009 Spring Assessment Schedule n Initial administration dates: n n Make-up administration dates: n n March 10 – 12, 2009 March 24 – 26, 2009 The window for students testing with accommodations begins on the initial test date and ends on the make-up date for each test day

MME Spring 2009 Assessment Organization Day* Day 1 Assessment Subject ACT Plus Writing English MME Spring 2009 Assessment Organization Day* Day 1 Assessment Subject ACT Plus Writing English Mathematics Reading Science Writing Total Items 75 MC Items 60 MC Items 40 MC Items 1 Prompt Testing Time (minutes) 45 60 35 35 30 Day 1 Testing Time: 205 minutes (3 hours/25 minutes) *More detailed information about this schedule and makeup testing given exactly two weeks later is available on the MME website.

MME Spring 2009 Assessment Organization Day* Day 2 Assessment Subject Work. Keys Reading for MME Spring 2009 Assessment Organization Day* Day 2 Assessment Subject Work. Keys Reading for Information Applied Mathematics Locating Information Total Items 33 MC Items 38 MC Items Day 2 Testing Time: 135 minutes (2 hours/15 minutes) *More detailed information about this schedule and makeup testing given exactly two weeks later is available on the MME website. Testing Time (minutes) 45 45 45

MME Spring 2009 Assessment Organization Day* Day 3 Assessment Michigan Subject Mathematics Science Social MME Spring 2009 Assessment Organization Day* Day 3 Assessment Michigan Subject Mathematics Science Social Studies Total Items 34 MC Items 49 MC Items 42 MC Items Day 3 Testing Time: 120 minutes (2 hours) *More detailed information about this schedule and makeup testing given exactly two weeks later is available on the MME website. Testing Time (minutes) 40 40 40

Spring 2009 MME Contributing Components Day Test 1* ACT Reading ACT English ACT Writing Spring 2009 MME Contributing Components Day Test 1* ACT Reading ACT English ACT Writing CR ACT Mathematics ACT Science 2 3 Work. Keys Reading Work. Keys Mathematics Work. Keys Locating Information ELA X Select X Reading Writing Math Science Social Studies X Select X X MI Mathematics MI Science MI Social Studies MC * Does not indicate order of ACT test administration Select X X X

Changes to Spring 2009 MME n Test design: Total testing: 7 hours/40 minutes n Changes to Spring 2009 MME n Test design: Total testing: 7 hours/40 minutes n Eliminated CR on MI social studies n Added Work. Keys “Locating Information” n Day 3: MI assessments: mathematics, science, and social studies – all MC n Select items from ACT and Work. Keys for a more balanced MME assessment n

Changes to Spring 2009 MME n Legislation passed House & Senate BUT still in Changes to Spring 2009 MME n Legislation passed House & Senate BUT still in conference MME shall contain all components necessary to make students eligible for a nationally recognized evaluation of workforce readiness (Career Readiness Certificate) n The ACT portion of the MME shall require an extended writing sample n No additional extended writing sample shall be required n

Changes to Spring 2009 MME n Legislation continued…. . Each student will take the Changes to Spring 2009 MME n Legislation continued…. . Each student will take the complete MME once and only once to qualify for Michigan Promise Scholarship n Retakes will be on the ACT only n

Changes to Spring 2009 MME n Legislation, continued…. n Who will take the complete Changes to Spring 2009 MME n Legislation, continued…. n Who will take the complete MME? All 11 th graders who do not take MI-Access n All 12 th graders who n Did not take the MME in grade 11, OR n Did not receive a valid score in grade 11 on mathematics, science, reading, writing, OR social studies n

Changes to Spring 2009 MME n Legislation, continued… n Retakes on the ACT only Changes to Spring 2009 MME n Legislation, continued… n Retakes on the ACT only If a student took the complete MME, AND n Received valid scores in all subjects in grade 11, AND n Did not qualify for installment payments of the Michigan Promise Scholarship, THEN n Can retake the ACT to qualify for the Michigan Promise Scholarship installment payments n

Changes to Spring 2009 MME n Legislation, continued…. n Who pays for ACT retakes? Changes to Spring 2009 MME n Legislation, continued…. n Who pays for ACT retakes? n Student n State pays only if ALL the following criteria apply Is eligible for free/reduced lunch n Did not qualify for installment payments of Michigan Promise Scholarship n Is not eligible for a fee waiver from ACT n Has not previously had an ACT retake fee paid by the state n

Changes to Spring 2009 MME n And finally, Legislation, continued… n Setting cut scores Changes to Spring 2009 MME n And finally, Legislation, continued… n Setting cut scores on the ACT for installment payment on the Michigan Promise Scholarship is the responsibility of the State Superintendent

How are the MME & SCAS different? n n n n Timed versus Untimed How are the MME & SCAS different? n n n n Timed versus Untimed Schedule Test Security Scoring Services Reporting Assessment accommodations Required versus available for use Assessment design

How are these assessments alike? n n n Based on the high school content How are these assessments alike? n n n Based on the high school content expectations Multiple choice and constructed response assessment design Function as a part of a balanced assessment system

Comprehensive Balanced Assessment System Aligned to State Content Standards Statewide Assessments – MME/SCAS EOC Comprehensive Balanced Assessment System Aligned to State Content Standards Statewide Assessments – MME/SCAS EOC (Summative) Interim/Benchmark Assessments (Summative) Classroom Assessments (Formative)

Contact Information n n SCAS Assessments Dr. Bill Brown, Coordinator of Test Development brownb Contact Information n n SCAS Assessments Dr. Bill Brown, Coordinator of Test Development brownb [email protected] gov 517 -335 -0568 *Kimberly Young, Consultant youngk [email protected] gov 517 -373 -0988 n n * Primary contact for assessment MME Assessment Mr. Jim Griffiths, Manager of Test Administration [email protected] gov 517 -373 -4332 *Pat King, MME Specialist [email protected] gov 517 -335 -6780

n Questions & Answers n Questions & Answers

Introduction to the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) and the Secondary Credit Assessment System (SCAS) Introduction to the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) and the Secondary Credit Assessment System (SCAS) 2008 Michigan Department of Education Assessment & Accountability Conference