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Analyst finds no negative effects from ISTEP interruptions

INDIANAPOLIS | Students whose ISTEP-Plus standardized tests were interrupted in April due to vendor computer errors performed as well as, and in some cases better than, students who were not interrupted, according to an independent analysis released Monday.

July 29, 2013 12:00 pm Related
PHIL WIELAND: Why Boone voters might be down on the levy

PHIL WIELAND: Why Boone voters might be down on the levy

I feel sorry for MSD of Boone Township Schools Superintendent George Letz.

July 26, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Eclipse Theatre's 'Woman in Mind' green envy fun

OFFBEAT: Eclipse Theatre's 'Woman in Mind' green envy fun

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 16, 2013 12:00 am

Why should I have to press anything for English?

Once again I have been told to press one for English. Do we not live in the United States where English is our spoken language? If I go to Mexico, will I be able to press two for English? I think not! When will Americans unite and put a stop to Spanish becoming our new national language?

April 17, 2012 12:00 am

Some Indiana students, teachers will get paid for passing scores on AP tests

INDIANAPOLIS | Students at nine Hoosier high schools — none in Northwest Indiana — will be paid $100 for passing Advanced Placement exams in math, science or English, in addition to earning college credit.

April 12, 2012 1:45 pm
Hold your horses

Hold your horses

Seventeen-year-old Anne Wehner, of Kouts, and her 16-year-old Arabian "Honey" stand before Ron Strefling of Baroda, Mich., on Tuesday during 4-H Horse and Pony English Class Showmanship judging at the Porter County Fair.

July 26, 2011 12:55 pm
Hold your horses

Hold your horses

Alex Hughes, 16, of Valparaiso, and his horse "Squire's Go Cat" are judged by Ron Strefling of Baroda, Mich., on Tuesday during 4-H Horse and Pony English Class Showmanship competition.

July 26, 2011 12:55 pm
Hold your horses

Hold your horses

Thirteen-year-old Jessica Hotter, of Valparaiso, grooms her 7-year-old Arabian horse "Flower" on Tuesday in preparation for the 4-H Horse and Pony English Class Showmanship judging.

July 26, 2011 12:55 pm

Senate approves tough anti-illegal immigrant bill

INDIANAPOLIS | State and local police in Indiana soon may be required to demand proof of citizenship from any person they stop whom they suspect may be an illegal immigrant.

February 22, 2011 9:00 pm

Learn English now or leave the country

State Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon made the poorest statement regarding state House Bill 1255. This bill states that all state publications should be in English. She does not think so. English is our only national language. Learn it or leave. !~ Howard Cyrus, Highland

February 21, 2011 12:00 am

Indiana House votes for English-only state publications

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 63-26 on Monday to require all state publications be issued only in English.

January 24, 2011 6:15 pm

Learn how to help English language learners

EAST CHICAGO | English language learners are one of the fastest-growing segments of the school-age population, which opens up the need to create learning environments to help those students improve their language skills.

September 29, 2010 12:00 am
Databases: ISTEP 2008 English and Math scores

Databases: ISTEP 2008 English and Math scores

Enter a school name below and click search. Results are from public, private and charter schools.

July 15, 2009 4:50 pm
Databases: ISTEP 2007 English and Math scores

Databases: ISTEP 2007 English and Math scores

Enter a school name below and click search. Results are from public and private schools.

July 15, 2009 4:40 pm
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