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.
More students are passing statewide ISTEP+ exams — but education policy analysts say the gains may not last if Indiana switches to a new test.
A third party evaluator hired by the Department of Education will reveal their findings regarding this year's ISTEP test results on July 29.
The head of the company that administers Indiana’s online ISTEP exams will face questions from state lawmakers today about glitches that halted testing.
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.
Less than a third of students at the Indianapolis Project School passed ISTEP tests -- well below the state average of 71 percent.
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.
ISTEP test scores are lower for children conceived when pesticide levels are at their highest, researchers say.