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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Education released a more detailed breakdown of results of the state's new, more rigorous standardized tests, highlighting some of the challenges facing educators in Detroit.

The Detroit Free Press reports only one fourth-grader in schools run by the Education Achievement Authority passed the math portion.

The district was created to improve academic performance in the worst-performing schools. Overall, 1.2 percent of the students in the district passed in math and 5.6 percent passed in English language arts.

Brian R. Gutman, director of public engagement at The Education Trust-Midwest, an education policy and research organization, tells The Detroit News the scores on the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress, or M-STEP, set a new baseline for measuring student progress.



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