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December 1, 2016

 

Last session, the General Assembly passed a bill eliminating the current ISTEP+ and saying the replacement must be in effect by spring 2018.

Once Again, Indiana Plans To Launch A New Assessment In A Year

Testing expert Ed Roeber encouraged the panel to spend at least two years creating and implementing the new assessment system, not rush into it like in 2014.

November 29, 2016

 

Glenda Ritz is the Democratic candidate for Superintendent for Public Instruction.

ISTEP+ Panel Submits Recommendations For Writing New Test

State superintendent Glenda Ritz was one of two people on the 23-person ISTEP panel who voted against the final recommendation.

November 17, 2016

 

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ISTEP Scores Drop For Second Year In A Row

The 2016 ISTEP+ scores show the number of students passing the ISTEP+ decreased for the second year in a row.

November 15, 2016

 

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

ISTEP Panel Finishes Broad Plan To Submit To Legislature

The state’s ISTEP panel concluded its meetings Tuesday with a broad set of recommendations.

October 28, 2016

 

Superintendents Pen Letter Demanding Action On ISTEP Replacement

The pushback comes as top panel members have said Indiana will likely delay any changes until after spring 2018.

October 12, 2016

 

Superintendent Glenda Ritz and the Department of Education released a proposal for the state’s new testing system.

Ritz And The Department Of Education Propose New Testing System

Superintendent Glenda Ritz and the Department of Education released a proposal for the state’s new testing system.

October 11, 2016

 

Testing expert Ed Roeber

From The Experts: What Should Indiana Do With The ISTEP?

Testing expert Ed Roeber encouraged the panel to spend at least two years creating and implementing the new assessment system and not rush into it.

October 5, 2016

 

The Department of Education will release 2016 ISTEP data in the coming weeks, according to district officials.

Education Dept. Says ISTEP Grades Will Be Public In The Next Month

The Department of Education will release 2016 ISTEP data in the coming weeks before calculating A-F grades for schools, according to district officials.

September 13, 2016

 

Rep. Bob Behning, R-Indianapolis, left, and Dennis Kruse, R-Auburn, say statehouse Republicans will send a letter to the State Board of Education recommending Indiana write its own expectations for students.

Ed Dept. Seeks Proposals As Panel Still Develops Recommendations

With only two meetings left, some of the panel members are disappointed there won’t be time to have much influence over the new test.

August 11, 2016

 

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Education Dept. Seeks $4M In Damages After ISTEP Debacle

State superintendent Glenda Ritz says the state is seeking $4 million in damages from the state’s former testing vendor.

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