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Detroit Free Press

Apr 1, 12:00 AM

MI: Drop in MEAP scores raises more red flags at scrutinized schools

Seven schools found to have statistically improbable one-year gains in MEAP scores in 2009 have seen drops in scores for 2010 -- five of them sharp declines, two of them smaller drops -- according to test results released Thursday by the Michigan Department of Education. The schools were among nine highlighted in a recent Free Press/USA TODAY report that examined whether large year-to-year variations in test scores might be flags for cheating.

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