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February 17, 2015

 

House Speaker Brian Bosma introduced a resolution in the House Tuesday to reassure schools that legislators will take prescribed steps to shorten the spring ISTEP+ test. (Photo Credit: Gretchen Frazee/WTIU)

General Assembly Moving Quickly To Shorten Spring ISTEP+

The General Assembly is taking steps to speed up the process of approving proposed ISTEP+ changes.

February 17, 2015

 

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House GOP Budget Emphasizes Spending On Education, Roads

The man behind the House Republican budget says his caucus’ proposed budget will include more money spent on education than ever before in state history.

February 16, 2015

 

Superintendent Glenda Ritz appears at a rally on her behalf at the statehouse. (Photo Credit: Gretchen Frazee/WTIU)

Ritz Supporters Rally Monday At Statehouse

A group of parents, educators and supporters of State Superintendent Glenda Ritz plan to gather at the Statehouse in Indianapolis Monday afternoon.

February 16, 2015

 

The State Board of Education held a special meeting last week to discuss changes to the spring ISTEP+ test.

What’s The Latest With ISTEP+?

Get caught up on the latest ISTEP+ news with clips from Noon Edition and Indiana Newsdesk.

February 13, 2015

 

Indiana lawmakers are in the process of hearing a number of new education proposals. (Photo Credit: Brian Turner/Flickr)

Simplifying Legislation In This “Education Session”

Confused by all of the different education measures up for discussion this legislative session? Keep track with our handy guide.

February 12, 2015

 

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz currently serves as chair of the State Board of Education. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Amendment To Expand Size Of State Board Of Education Fails

Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane, D-Anderson, proposed an amendment that would have significantly expanded the size of the State Board of Education.

February 12, 2015

 

Indiana's State Board of Education meets Friday to discuss spring ISTEP+ testing. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

State Board Meets Friday To Discuss ISTEP+ Possibilities

The State Board of Education meets Friday following outcry over the length of this spring's ISTEP+ test.

February 12, 2015

 

This is the second time tech troubles have plagued Indiana students during ISTEP+ stress this year. (Photo Credit: WSU Vancouver/Flickr)

More Issues During Second Round of ISTEP+ Stress Tests

A second round of online readiness tests for the spring ISTEP+ exam broke down Thursday morning.

February 11, 2015

 

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IDOE Proposes Resolution To Remove Accountability From ISTEP

The State Board of Education will meet Friday to discuss potential changes for this year's ISTEP+ test.

February 10, 2015

 

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Schools In Limbo With ISTEP+ After Pence’s Executive Order

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.

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