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February 17, 2016

 

The SBOE commissioned a validity study of the 2015 ISTEP+, but the executive director of the SBOE made comments suggesting changes to the report.

Independence Of ISTEP Validity Study Called Into Question

Critics say revisions to the executive summary of an independent report change the tone.

February 17, 2016

 

69 South sign

Headlines: Feb. 17, 2016

How do road crews treat I-69 during bad weather and was an "independent" ISTEP investigation really independent?

February 10, 2016

 

Glenda Ritz

Ritz Calls For Pause On School Voucher Expansion

State superintendent Glenda Ritz is asking state lawmakers to study the state’s voucher program in the second half of this 2016 General Assembly.

February 3, 2016

 

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

ISTEP+ Exam Could Be Dead Under Bill Advancing From House

The bill would create a commission to evaluate Indiana’s system for measuring K-12 performance.

January 26, 2016

 

State Board of Education members Byron Ernest (left) and Eddie Melton listen to presentations during the board’s July meeting. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

State Board Releases ‘Hold Harmless’ A-F Grades

Nearly 57 percent of all Indiana schools were given an A and only about nine percent of schools earned a D or F.

January 22, 2016

 

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

Pence Signs Bills Helping Teachers, Schools With ISTEP

Before signing the bills Pence acknowledged that Ritz anticipated the dip and was the first to come up with a solution for shielding schools and teachers.

January 8, 2016

 

statehouse

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ January 8, 2016

Lawmakers hope to make the most of their ten week session, ISTEP numbers are in and the drop in scores is dramatic... plus the available helium is declining.

January 8, 2016

 

statehouse

Top Issues Of The 2016 Legislative Session

Legislators on both sides of the aisle have made road funding and education priorities for this year's short session.

January 8, 2016

 

Senate

Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

Lawmakers hope to make the most of their ten week session, ISTEP numbers are in and the drop in scores is dramatic... plus the available helium is declining.

January 4, 2016

 

Capitol

Expect A Short, Tumultuous Legislative Session

This session will be dominated by debate over granting civil rights protections to gays and lesbians.

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