Articles tagged as: standardized tests
February 3, 2020
ILEARN 'Hold Harmless' School Accountability Legislation Sent To Governor
Indiana teachers and schools will be shielded from penalties from last year's poor statewide standardized test scores.Read More
January 30, 2020
Could Removing Test Scores From Evaluations Help Indiana Recruit More Teachers?
A proposal to separate student test scores from teacher evaluations at the state level is making progress through the legislature.Read More
December 16, 2019
Indiana University Could Make SAT, ACT Tests Optional
Indiana University's Board of Trustees recently approved the policy change to make ACT or SAT scores optional. IU's nine individual campuses now must approve and implement their own "test optional" admissions practice.Read More
October 31, 2019
The Nation's Report Card Is Out. How Do Hoosier Students Compare?
Reading and math scores for students in Indiana have hovered just above the national average, but in 2019, reading scores fell nationally, and in Indiana.Read More
September 19, 2019
State Unveils ISTEP+ Results For 10th Graders
Indiana high schoolers will continue taking the ISTEP+ as their final school assessment until its replaced by a nationally recognized college entrance exam like the SAT or ACT in 2022.Read More
September 4, 2019
ILEARN Results Are Public. So How Much Lower Were Those Scores?
The results reveal just how much lower achievement rates on the test look compared to previous iterations of the states standardized exam.Read More
August 26, 2019
In Light Of Low Scores, Holcomb Calls For 'Hold Harmless' On Teacher, School Accountability
Policymakers say they want to hold schools harmless for major drops in student achievement on the states new ILEARN test, after mounting pressure from school leaders and parents.Read More
April 10, 2019
Should Kids With Reading Disabilities Get More Help On State Tests?
Some parents of students with disabilities are raising concerns about testing accommodations as the state rolls out its new standardized exam.Read More
September 7, 2018
Indianapolis-Based Education Group Offers New Style Of Testing
Project Lead The Way is rolling out a new end of course assessment that judges what students know, and skills they've developed as they've progressed through their courses.Read More
August 1, 2018
State Working To Improve Test Security
Some high school students in Loogootee will have to retake part of the ISTEP this fall. The state invalidated their scores earlier this year after a potential leak of test questions.Read More