Former State Superintendent Tony Bennett is defending his decision to change the letter grade of a school operated by an influential Republican donor.
A third party evaluator hired by the Department of Education will reveal their findings regarding this year's ISTEP test results on July 29.
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.
The head of the company that administers Indiana’s online ISTEP exams will face questions from state lawmakers today about glitches that halted testing.
Six weeks after server problems caused widespread disruptions to the ISTEP, a New Hampshire based group will decide whether the test results are valid.
The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment will determine whether testing interruptions should invalidate ISTEP+ scores.
About 86 percent of Indiana third graders passed a statewide reading exam in March that will allow them to advance to fourth grade.
Glenda Ritz says once testing is completed, the state will begin looking at how to make the system more efficient.
A new initiative is underway to encourage Hoosier elementary students to read more.
State school superintendent Glenda Ritz will ask the State Board of Education next month to make it a last-resort option for schools.