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YOUNG VOICES: ACT, SAT, what's in it for me?

YOUNG VOICES: ACT, SAT, what's in it for me?

Standardized testing is a grueling part of the college admissions process that every college-bound student has to endure. The SAT and ACT are meant to aid colleges in their selection of students through the evaluation of test scores from all high school students. College Board is making chan…

April 21, 2014 12:00 am
Indiana has struggled to devise school grading systems

Indiana has struggled to devise school grading systems

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence makes it sound like the simplest thing in the world: "We grade our kids every day in the classroom; we can grade our schools every year."

November 02, 2013 9:00 pm Related

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

EDITORIAL: ISTEP failure shouldn't pass outside test

It shouldn't take long for the Indiana Department of Education's consultant to realize the obvious -- that the interrupted ISTEP+ results should be invalidated.

June 12, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: ISTEP'd in wrong place this time

EDITORIAL: ISTEP'd in wrong place this time

Like it or not, Indiana's ISTEP+ is a high-stakes test. This week's interruptions to the testing process are disgraceful.

May 02, 2013 12:00 am Related
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The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

April 06, 2013 12:00 am
More students taking college test prep classes

More students taking college test prep classes

College preparation centers are springing up around the country, a trend that's grown tremendously the past five years.

November 05, 2012 9:00 am
Math quiz: Count the kindergarteners' tests

Math quiz: Count the kindergarteners' tests

Isaac Biggs is a first-grader. He has already taken four tests this year. Critics of heavy testing say early school grades should focus more on relationship building and developing routines.

October 27, 2012 12:00 am
 Math quiz: Count the kindergarteners' tests

Math quiz: Count the kindergarteners' tests

CHICAGO | How many standardized tests do Chicago Public School kindergarteners actually take? The answer, it seems, depends on who you ask.

October 27, 2012 12:00 am
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