One scholar at a think tank that generally supports the increased testing says it’s time to address the claims of the “typical anti-test crowd” head-on.
Ritz found support from the crowd about changing school testing in Indiana.
One in five of the private schools in Indiana’s new school voucher program had a passing percentage on this year’s ISTEP+ exam lower than the statewide average.
Scores from the Monroe County Community Schools Corporation were several percentage points higher than the statewide average.
71 percent of Indiana students passed both the math and English portions of this year’s ISTEP+ exam.
ISTEP scores for Indiana students will be released Tuesday morning.
The testing vendor CTB/ McGraw-Hill has updated the testing software and server that is used for the test.
The Libertarian Party is meeting Saturday to nominate Rupert Boneham for governor.
The Indiana Department of Education released a new grading system to measure school performance.
For the first time, the Indiana Department of Education is giving letter grades to its schools, in an effort to make performance data easier to understand.