ISTEP scores from Spring 2017 are scheduled to be released Wednesday. The standardized exam is used to calculate a school’s state A-to-F accountability grade.
The percentage of students with passing scores on the 2016 ISTEP dipped statewide.
The 2016 ISTEP+ scores show the number of students passing the ISTEP+ decreased for the second year in a row.
Nearly 57 percent of all Indiana schools were given an A and only about nine percent of schools earned a D or F.
These are the stories that kept Hoosiers talking in 2015.
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.