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December 2, 2013

 

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Vincennes School Proves Glitches To Blame For ISTEP+ Decline

Administrators at Clark Middle School in Vincennes knew something was wrong when scores on statewide ISTEP+ tests dropped from 64 percent to 54 percent passing.

September 23, 2013

 

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What This Year’s ISTEP+ Gains Say About Indiana Students

More students are passing statewide ISTEP+ exams — but education policy analysts say the gains may not last if Indiana switches to a new test.

July 19, 2013

 

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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 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 4, 2013

 

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School Districts Continue To Worry About ISTEP Test Validity

With scores from this spring’s ISTEP test delayed about six weeks, school districts across the state continue to express concern over the validity of results.

July 19, 2012

 

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Indy Project School Parents Oppose Decision To Close School

Less than a third of students at the Indianapolis Project School passed ISTEP tests -- well below the state average of 71 percent.

June 7, 2011

 

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State, Parents Play The Lottery With Charter Schools

Leaders on both sides of the aisle appear in favor of charter school expansion, but there’s disagreement about the rules for establishing a such an institution.

May 10, 2007

 

Pesticides May Harm Unborn Children

ISTEP test scores are lower for children conceived when pesticide levels are at their highest, researchers say.

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