Michigan

State Standards Analysis & Recommendations for Improvement


COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS


Readiness standards are published and promoted and describe the competencies students need to learn and possess for entry into and success in college and the workforce. They may or may not be assessed by the state but exist as guidance for educators and expectations for students.

Yes
Does the state define college and/or career readiness?
No
Does the state have career readiness standards?
Yes
Does the state report metrics related to college and/or career readiness?
Yes
Does the state include college/career readiness in its accountability formula?
Yes
Are students expected to demonstrate readiness for college and/or career upon graduation?
No
Are Durable Skills reflected in career readiness standards?
No
Does the state publish career readiness/employability skills standards?
Yes
Does the state have a complete framework for work-based learning?
Yes
Does the state define WBL?
Yes
Does the state have clear expectations for WBL programs?
Yes
Does the state have a WBL quality guide?
Yes
Does the state report on WBL participation and outcomes?
No
Does the state use WBL participation as a program quality indicator for Perkins V federal funding?
No
Does the state provide guidance related to career/employability skills?

WORK-BASED LEARNING (WBL)


Work-based learning describes comprehensive guidance, expectations for educators and employers, and quality indicators for assessment.

GRADUATE PROFILE


A graduate profile includes the competencies and skills a student possesses when they graduate from high school. They showcase student learning outcomes and present a full picture of a student’s abilities.

No
Does the state include career/workforce readiness in its graduation requirements?
No
Does the state outline a robust set of graduation requirements?
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