Parents and teachers were shocked when they learned this year's ISTEP+ would take students around 12 hours, but a series of events led the state to this moment.
The State Board of Education will meet Friday to discuss potential changes for this year's ISTEP+ test.
After Gov. Pence signed an executive order to shorten this year's ISTEP+, schools must wait to administer practice tests or begin preparation for the test.
President Obama will speak at Ivy Tech in Indianapolis Friday to address how to prepare students for high paying jobs.
The Senate Education committee passed a bill that would allow holiday celebrations in the classroom.
The State Board of Education heard recommendations from education non-profit TNTP to improve the state's teacher evaluation system.
Wednesday's State Board of Education meeting heard updates on a handful of turnaround schools.
President Obama's education budget proposal for 2016 focuses heavily on initiatives in higher education.
A Senate committee voted in favor of legislation that would restructure the State Board of Education.
A bill in the House would allow members on the State Board of Education to elect their own board chair.