Posts tagged glenda ritz

July 30, 2013

 

Why Schools Chief Stands By Decision To Boost Charter Grade

Former State Superintendent Tony Bennett is defending his decision to change the letter grade of a school operated by an influential Republican donor.

July 19, 2013

 

State superintendent Glenda Ritz speaks during a news conference in her Statehouse office.

Education Department Expects ISTEP Validity Study Next Week

A third party evaluator hired by the Department of Education will reveal their findings regarding this year's ISTEP test results on July 29.

June 25, 2013

 

State superintendent Glenda Ritz chairs a meeting of the State Board of Education.

Who Will Pay For The State’s Takeovers Of Five Schools?

Though the State Board of Education wants to maintain this year's funding levels at the takeover schools, it's not clear whether that will be possible.

June 21, 2013

 

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Head Of Testing Company Testifies Today About ISTEP Glitches

The head of the company that administers Indiana’s online ISTEP exams will face questions from state lawmakers today about glitches that halted testing.

June 10, 2013

 

State superintendent Glenda Ritz speaks during a news conference in her Statehouse office.

Ritz Appoints Outside Firm To Review Disrupted ISTEP Exams

Six weeks after server problems caused widespread disruptions to the ISTEP, a New Hampshire based group will decide whether the test results are valid.

June 10, 2013

 

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Third Party To Determine Validity Of State’s ISTEP+ Results

The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment will determine whether testing interruptions should invalidate ISTEP+ scores.

May 16, 2013

 

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Results Of Statewide Third Grade Reading Exam Released

About 86 percent of Indiana third graders passed a statewide reading exam in March that will allow them to advance to fourth grade.

May 13, 2013

 

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Ritz Says ISTEP Review To Look For Invalid Tests

Glenda Ritz says once testing is completed, the state will begin looking at how to make the system more efficient.

May 10, 2013

 

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Ritz Announces New Reading Engagement Program For Kids

A new initiative is underway to encourage Hoosier elementary students to read more.

May 7, 2013

 

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Ritz Pushes For Alternative To Holding Back After I-READ

State school superintendent Glenda Ritz will ask the State Board of Education next month to make it a last-resort option for schools.

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