The governor responds to the ISTEP exam controversy, why the DNR is selling ash trees infested by the emerald ash borer and new research about endorphins.
The stress tests have been watched closely since 2013, when 78,000 students taking the ISTEP were disrupted.
Indiana schools preparing for next week’s spring ISTEP+ test reported problems with an online practice exam today.
Indiana schools gearing up to administer the spring ISTEP+ test are worried computer problems could again disrupt students’ exams.
A proposal to let voucher-accepting private schools opt out of the state's ISTEP+ test fizzled in committee Wednesday.
A study released in September shows girls of Indiana lagging behind boys on science and math scores in high school.
Results of the 2013 ISTEP+ test indicate 73.5 percent of students statewide passed the standardized tests, an increase of about 2 percent from 2012.
As a state panel reviews Indiana's academic standards, it must make sure the standards meet federal definition of “college- and career-ready.”
A panel of state lawmakers will hear testimony Tuesday on what test Indiana students will take next as part of a review of the Common Core academic standards.
Indiana schools are still waiting for student scores on spring ISTEP tests. Typically, those would have come out in June.