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October 2, 2017

 

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Indiana Awards $43.4M Contract To Design, Administer ILEARN Test

The state awarded a three-year, $43.4 million contract to a nonprofit assessment and research company Monday to design the replacement of the ISTEP exam.

September 6, 2017

 

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ISTEP Scores Stabilize But Nearly Half Of Students Still Fail

Results from the 2017 ISTEP exam remain nearly unchanged after an overhaul of the standardized test caused pass rates to plummet two years ago.

September 3, 2017

 

The State Board of Education is expected to release 2014 A-F school grades Wednesday, after they delayed doing so during last month's meeting.

2017 ISTEP Scores Expected To Be Released This Week

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.

July 14, 2017

 

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Here’s What The State Wants From The New ISTEP Vendor

The state outlines everything it wants and requires from the new test, and various vendors will submit a proposal to create the new assessment.

June 21, 2017

 

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ISTEP Calculator Mix-Up Under Review At 20 Indiana Schools

The Indiana Department of Education isn't certain yet how many students are affected at other schools.

June 20, 2017

 

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Ind. DOE Investigating Testing Errors In Rochester

Approximately 700 students used calculators on a portion of this year’s mathematics ISTEP+ exam where calculators were not permitted.

April 13, 2017

 

As Indiana lawmakers work to create a new standardized test, many indicate they’d be open to removing student test scores from teacher evaluations.

Indiana Lawmakers Eye Pulling Test Scores From Teacher Evaluations

As Indiana lawmakers work to create a new standardized test, many indicate they’d be open to removing student test scores from teacher evaluations.

April 5, 2017

 

Two national consultants recommend a series of quick steps to improve next year’s ISTEP+ test. (Photo Credit: Kate Parker/Flickr)

Indiana Senate Approves Bill Making ‘ILEARN’ New State Test

The new test would be in place by 2019. But critics note the state has not yet picked a test.

March 16, 2017

 

Jennifer McCormick is the Republican candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction.

McCormick Asks For 2019 Start Date For New Test, Not 2018

State Superintendent Jennifer McCormick asked a Senate education committee Wednesday to extend the timeline for creating a test to replace ISTEP+.

February 21, 2017

 

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ISTEP Replacement Bill Clears House

The Indiana House passed legislation Monday to replace the ISTEP exam starting in the 2018-19 school year.

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