Lawmakers Debate Future of MEAP Test

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The days of the high school MEAP exam may be numbered.

A measure expected to pass the Michigan House would eliminate the college entrance exam used for the state's juniors. It will be replaced with a national exam, possibly the ACT.

The move to do away with the MEAP began two years ago because colleges largely ignored the results of the test.

Senator Wayne Kuipers, who strongly supported killing the MEAP, says the move will also help parents of high schoolers across the state save money: