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April 5, 2017


Indiana Senate Approves Bill Making ‘ILEARN’ New State Test

The new test would be in place by 2019. But critics note the state has not yet picked a test.

March 16, 2017


McCormick Asks For 2019 Start Date For New Test, Not 2018

State Superintendent Jennifer McCormick asked a Senate education committee Wednesday to extend the timeline for creating a test to replace ISTEP+.

February 21, 2017


ISTEP Replacement Bill Clears House

The Indiana House passed legislation Monday to replace the ISTEP exam starting in the 2018-19 school year.

February 8, 2017


For ISTEP Replacement, Lawmakers Skeptical Of State-Specific Test

Legislation that would replace the ISTEP exam with a new assessment got its first debate Tuesday at the Statehouse, but it’s unclear what the new exam will be.

January 12, 2017


Bill Filed To Repeal ISTEP With Yet-To-Be Decided Replacement Test

Proposed legislation would end the state’s controversial ISTEP+ exam in 2018 and pave the way for a yet-to-be determined replacement.

January 10, 2017


Senate GOP Priorities: Road Funding, New ISTEP, Vaping Reform

The caucus’ top priorities include a long-term road funding plan, replacing the ISTEP test and addressing vaping liquid regulations.

December 23, 2016


Wayne Township Teachers Donating Small State Bonuses

The state uses a formula to decide how much money each school district receives to award bonuses to all teachers rated effective or highly effective.

December 20, 2016


Loogootee Schools Rank In Top 10 For Highest Teacher Bonuses

Loogootee is a low-income school corporation, but the other nine school corporations are in some of the wealthiest communities in Indiana.

December 14, 2016


‘ISTEP’ Name May Change, But Test Itself May Not For 2 More Years

Indiana’s leading education lawmakers want to extend Pearson’s testing contract, to avoid rushing into a botched replacement for ISTEP+.

December 1, 2016


Once Again, Indiana Plans To Launch A New Assessment In A Year

Testing expert Ed Roeber encouraged the panel to spend at least two years creating and implementing the new assessment system, not rush into it like in 2014.

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