The two Indiana school systems still in danger of having schools seized by the state say less drastic action is called for.
The IDOE collected I-STEP attendance data to help determine whether some schools should be shut down because of poor performance.
The Indiana Department of Education hopes to make I-Step testing all online by 2014.
There will be no waivers given to any school districts for days they had to cancel this week due to the blizzard and ice storm.
Legislators in the General Assembly are considering a bill that would force schools to take a more active role in preventing bullying.
The number of students in Indiana graduating from high school has increased more than 2.5% since last year.
Indiana Department of Education gradually transferring statewide exams towards digital formats.
Monroe County Community School Corporation Comptroller Tim Thrasher says a majority of school corporations in the state did not meet the new goals this year.