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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

 

Ritz

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.

August 9, 2016

 

ISTEP panel

ISTEP+ Panel Explores Options For New High School Test

High school students in Indiana schools will soon face a new standardized test, but it’s exact characteristics are still undetermined.

June 30, 2016

 

Indiana statehouse

What Education Laws Go Into Effect July 1?

Most of the legislation passed by the General Assembly last session goes into affect July 1.

May 24, 2016

 

The 23-person panel– created by a law that calls for the elimination of the Indiana’s current standardized test known as ISTEP+– will be made up of lawmakers, state agency heads, educators, business leaders, parents and teachers union representatives.

ISTEP Panel Worried About Short Deadline For Re-Writing Test

The committee faces a tight deadline to come up with a replacement for the exam. The ISTEP+ will be repealed in July 2017.

May 13, 2016

 

Ayana Wilson-Coles is the only classroom teacher on the new ISTEP+ panel that teaches a grade where students take ISTEP+. The panel is tasked with re-writing the state assessment, and meets for the first time May 24.

Educators On New ISTEP Panel Want Equity And Consistency

The new ISTEP+ panel tasked with re-writing the state assessment is established and will meet for the first time May 24.

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