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It’s Time For An ISTEP+ Math Lesson


Now that the Indiana Department of Education has released results for the 2014 ISTEP+ test, let’s take a closer look at the numbers and what they mean.

New Indiana Standards Mean A New Test, So How Do We Get There?

For the last few years, third through eighth graders in Indiana took the ISTEP+ exam in the spring to measure student performance. But when Indiana chose to not use Common Core standards and develop its own set of standards, the assessment portion of the equation remained unsolved. Last week, state superintendent Glenda Ritz said after talking […]

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