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Indiana Education Panel On ISTEP+ Problems: 'This Is Disastrous'

State superintendent Glenda Ritz leads a study session at a meeting of the State Board of Education.

Members of the executive panel that oversees Indiana education echoed the frustrations of teachers and local school officials after two straight days of widespread problems for students taking ISTEP+ exams online. State superintendent Glenda Ritz kicked off the State Board of Education’s study session Wednesday with discussion of the issues as schools statewide were resuming testing, […]

Oklahoma Schools Suspend Testing After Same Glitch That Sunk Monday ISTEP+

“School testing came to a halt statewide early Monday because the CTB/McGraw-Hill testing company servers in New Jersey crashed around 9 a.m., state education officials said,” a newspaper wrote Monday morning. It wasn’t an Indiana paper writing this, though — it’s an Oklahoma paper, the Tulsa World: In the last week of Oklahoma’s April testing […]

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