He added that the tests will be administered over several days so students don't experience test burnout. The Indiana Department of Education last year contracted Pearson Education Inc. to administer the ISTEP test ... be unreliable. Practice tests did.
The Indiana Department of Education is telling ... writes and administers ISTEP, to make the recommended changes. In the meantime, the department of education is telling schools to move forward with practice lessons, practice tests and anything else.
A Speedway elementary school that was once known as the worst school in the its district was honored today for academic performance by the Indiana Department of Education . ... That work is paying off: Despite its challenges, the school is thriving, and.
With just seven weeks to go until a Dec. 1 deadline to decide on a new testing program for Indiana schools, some members of a key testing advisory panel are now admitting that it's increasingly likely the state might have to keep its unpopular ISTEP a.
That's the question Indiana lawmakers voted Thursday to require the Department of Education to ask school teachers, administrators, and school boards. A bill now heading for the ... The Indiana Department of Education made cursive lessons optional.
But thanks to the just-passed Senate Bill 566, PARCC questions just might show up on ISTEP one day — a pretty big about-face. Rep. Robert Behning, R-Indianapolis, said the new law, which Pence signed, simply gives the state more flexibility. The state .
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos faces questions about a Bloomington school whose admissions brochure gives them the right to deny admission or end enrollment for students whose home lives include behaviors prohibited in the Bible, including .
Local teachers, parents and administrators are incensed about the increased time students will spend taking the new ISTEP-Plus practice ... of Indiana Department of Education. However, the state board approves the windows when the tests can be given.
House Bill 1003, which proposes a plan for a system of tests to replace ISTEP that would be known as “ILEARN,” was up for debate in conference committee on Wednesday. .... The state board would also be tasked with determining a definition for “high.
British-owned Pearson, another giant testing company, won the state's bid for a $38 million two-year contract to give the ISTEP test starting next spring over CTB-McGraw Hill, according to awards released today by the Indiana Department of.
A flawed question on this year's ISTEP exam is affecting some Indiana schools and shows continued problems with the test despite a move to a new vendor. The Indiana Department of Education alerted schools ... The guidance to schools was “sent to ensure.
Despite moving to a new vendor for this year's ISTEP , several school districts experienced technical problems, including frozen screens and error messages, during a test run Wednesday. Although it's unclear how widespread the issues were, school.
Apex Learning, known for rigorous, standards-based curriculum proven to increase student outcomes, announced today that Apex Learning Indiana Tutorials have been pre-approved by the Indiana Department of Education for the state's Formative Assessment.