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ISTEP Scores Drop For The Second Year In A Row

The 2016 ISTEP+ scores show the number of students passing the ISTEP+ decreased for the second year in a row. Fifty-two percent of students passed both the English Language Arts and Math sections of the test. This is compared to 53 percent in 2015. Fewer students passed just the ELA test, 66 percent this year compared to […]

Indiana High School Graduation Rate Slips Statewide

Indiana’s four-year high school graduation rate slipped by less than one percentage point in two main categories, according to state data released today. Indiana’s waiver rate, which includes a small portion of students who received a waiver from completing some requirements, is 88.9 percent. The rate for students who did not get a waiver is 82.8 percent. Friday the […]

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