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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The failure of Indiana's online standardized test last week showed that the ISTEP+ exam is too big to fail, on many levels. Beyond the obvious and critical role it plays in determining how children advance in school, the test...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A third party may need to be brought in to review ISTEP+ testing scores because the public, teachers and others are questioning whether the results can be valid after a problem-plagued week for the standardized tests, State...
Tags: Students, Teaching and Learning, Education
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Department of Education spokesman says the agency hasn't received any reports of problems by schools administering a required standardized test after computer troubles caused testing to be halted earlier this week...
TOM LoBIANCO,Associated PressINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — School districts across several states are rescheduling high-stakes tests that judge student proficiency and even determine teachers' pay because of technical problems involving the test administrators' computer systems....
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana students have resumed taking required standardized tests following two days of computer glitches that temporarily halted testing. The Indiana Department of Education said in a statement that administration of the ISTEP+...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A former Fort Wayne teacher who contends she was forced into early retirement after being accused of providing answers to Indiana's standardized tests is suing the school district, saying she was defamed. The lawsuit...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Black youth in Indiana have made strides over the past few years in education, crime and other areas, but their problems persist when compared with the population as a whole, according to a new report. The report by Indiana...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — About 60 percent of Indiana public and private schools earned A's or B's for student progress during the 2011-2012 school year, while about 150 schools received failing grades that could eventually position them for state...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Public schools around Indiana will soon learn their new grades under the state's A-F system. The State Board of Education is scheduled to approve grades for the more than 2,000 public schools across the state on Wednesday....
Tags: Public Schools, Schools
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Public schools around Indiana will learn their final grades next week under a ranking system using new rules that critics say are too complex for schools and parents to understand. The State Board of Education is scheduled to...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Education has proposed its accountability system to allow students who fail a key standardized test to be considered proficient on the exam if they show significant improvement. The change would mean...
South Bend TribuneJim Arnold has been an Indiana state senator since 2007 and wants another four-year term. The LaPorte Democrat, a former county sheriff, says there's more work to do in the Statehouse. Eric Harris, on the other hand, said District 8 needs a fresh face...
Tags: Politics, Republican Party, Elections
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