Steelman again called for scrapping the MAP Test for high school students and replacing it with the ACT
HULSHOF CAMPAIGN: SCRAPPING MAP GOES TOO FAR
"Kenny believes educators should be held accountable for their performance," said spokesperson Scott Baker. "He also feels strongly that parents should be able to monitor the quality of education being offered at their child’s school. Assessments are an important tool in accomplishing those goals." Baker added, "Many of the concerns over the MAP test are borne from requirements instituted at the state level. Kenny will work with parents and teachers to make sure assessment tests are fair and accurate."
NIXON CAMPAIGN: KEEP MAP
"Jay Nixon believes we must measure academic progress and hold our schools accountable. As a state, we should not give up the authority to set our standards by forcing our students and teachers to abide by a national exam," said spokesperson Oren Shur.