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Proper Use of the New MAP Assessment in Gifted Programs

Many school districts have been accustomed to using the Terra Nova section of the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) as part of their screening and/or placement process for state approved gifted programs.  As the Terra Nova is no longer a part of the MAP, the document below outlines the allowable use of the current MAP results.


Unaccredited schools FAQ

The Department has prepared a frequently asked questions document to address common questions related to school districts which are or may become unaccredited.

Information about MSIP 5

ESEA Flexibility Waiver

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has received a flexibility waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind.