The move in Wawasee comes less than a week after the Ft. Wayne Community School board also refused to pilot test questions.
The General Assembly passed HB 1395, which scraps the ISTEP+ by July 1, 2017 and replace it with a new assessment that students will take in Spring 2018.
A teacher mentoring program bill passes, ISTEP+ re-scoring is off the table, and a bill about collective bargaining rights will get a third reading soon.
Critics say revisions to the executive summary of an independent report change the tone.
How do road crews treat I-69 during bad weather and was an "independent" ISTEP investigation really independent?
State superintendent Glenda Ritz is asking state lawmakers to study the state’s voucher program in the second half of this 2016 General Assembly.
The bill would create a commission to evaluate Indiana’s system for measuring K-12 performance.
Nearly 57 percent of all Indiana schools were given an A and only about nine percent of schools earned a D or F.
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.
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.