Legislation References and Links

Revised School Code: Act 451 of 1976

School Improvement Plan (LEA and ISD)

Section 380.1277

Michigan Department of Education – School Improvement Page

Practical School Improvement Timeline

AdvancEd/ASSIST School Improvement Resources

8 Awesome InfoGraphics for Teachers

Michigan Continuous School Improvement (MI-CSI) Training Modules 

Gather. Study. Plan. Do.

Macomb ISD- Facilitators of School Improvement

Ottawa Area ISD - School Improvement

Wayne RESA – School Improvement

mischooldata Website for Comprehensive School/District Data Info


Annual Education Report

Section 380.1204a

mischooldata Website for Comprehensive School/District Data Info


Michigan Merit Curriculum

Section 380.1278a

Michigan Department of Education – Michigan Merit Curriculum Page

College & Career Readiness






Personal Curriculum

Section 380.1278b

Michigan Department of Education-Personal Curriculum Page


Dual Enrollment

Act 160 of 1996 – Postsecondary Enrollment

Act 94 of 1979 - Tuition and Fee Support - 388.1621b

Michigan Department of Education Dual Enrollment Page


Career and Technical Preparation Act

Act 258 of 2000

Michigan Department of Education CTE Web Page


Michigan Merit Exam

Section 380.1279g

M-STEP Michigan Department of Education Web Page

College Board SAT

College Board PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10

College Board PSAT 8/9



Teacher Tenure Act

Act 4 of 1937


Educator Evaluation

Section 380.1249

Michigan Department of Education – Educator Evaluations

Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness


Observation Tools

5 Dimensions of Teaching and Learning - U of Washington

Danielson’s Framework for Teaching

Marzano (Robert) Teacher Evaluation Model

The Thoughtful Classroom Teacher Effectiveness Framework


Online Learning

Act 94 of 1979 – The State School Aid Act of 1979

Section 388.1698 - Michigan Virtual and Other Online Programs
Section 388.1621f - Virtual Courses and Definitions