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Istep Interruptions

Pence withdraws Indiana from new multi-state test, commits to ISTEP+

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana will continue designing and managing the standardized tests administered to Hoosier students after Republican Gov. Mike Pence filed notice Monday that the state intends to withdraw from a multi-state testing consortium.

July 29, 2013 6:00 pm Related

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

ISTEP+ validity report expected soon

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers should know by the end of the month how many student standardized test scores were rendered invalid due to at least 78,269 ISTEP+ test interruptions caused by computer server capacity problems at the testing company.

July 19, 2013 2:00 pm
ISTEP+ vendor to tell lawmakers what went wrong

ISTEP+ vendor to tell lawmakers what went wrong

INDIANAPOLIS | Three top executives from CTB/McGraw Hill, the company that administers the annual ISTEP+ standardized exams, are expected to explain to state lawmakers Friday why at least 78,269 Hoosier students experienced test interruptions in April and May.

June 20, 2013 7:00 pm Related
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