Indiana schools are still waiting for student scores on spring ISTEP tests. Typically, those would have come out in June.
The state-commissioned study from the Center for Assessment's Richard Hill caps a six-week review of more than 495,000 tests from across Indiana.
The testing expert the Department of Education hired after computer glitches ground ISTEP+ testing to a halt will testify to the validity of results Monday.
The Indiana Department of Education plans to seek at least $613,600 in damages from CTB/McGraw-Hill, the company in charge of the ISTEP exam.
The head of the company that administers Indiana’s online ISTEP exams will face questions from state lawmakers today about glitches that halted testing.
Six weeks after server problems caused widespread disruptions to the ISTEP, a New Hampshire based group will decide whether the test results are valid.
The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment will determine whether testing interruptions should invalidate ISTEP+ scores.
Several schools say they expect to receive results from the ISTEP exam later than usual because they had to shut down testing for two days earlier this month.
State legislative leaders say they’re looking for answers behind recent problems with ISTEP testing that disrupted the exams of thousands of Hoosier students.
Indianapolis Public Schools briefly halted online ISTEP+ testing Monday morning after a new “network issue” disrupted the exams.