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After Rough Winter, State Gives Schools More Time To Give March ISTEP+ Exams

Last year, it was a problem with Indiana’s online testing service. This year, it’s cold and snowy weather. After unusual numbers of school closures and delays this winter, state Board of Education members voted Thursday to give Indiana educators seven additional school days in March to administer the state’s benchmark standardized tests. Schools will still […]

DOE Memo: Indiana Schools Will Have A-F Grades By November 22


Indiana schools will have their state-issued A-F performance ratings by Nov. 22, according to a proposed timeline the state’s Department of Education sent to district superintendents this week. Nov. 22 is also the suggested date of an as-yet-unscheduled meeting of the State Board of Education, during which the panel could approve “final letter grades for […]

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