CTB/McGraw-Hill http://wfpl.org en Indiana Lawmakers to Hold Hearing on ISTEP Glitches http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-lawmakers-hold-hearing-istep-glitches <p>The president of the company that administers the ISTEP&nbsp; standardized test to students across Indiana is scheduled to defend her company before a panel of state lawmakers this week.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nearly 80,000 students were frozen out of the online portion of the test last month because of computer glitches.</span></p><p>CTB/McGraw-Hill &nbsp;President Ellen Haley is scheduled to testify before the legislative panel Friday.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 19:48:34 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 5807 at http://wfpl.org Indiana Lawmakers to Hold Hearing on ISTEP Glitches Indiana Launching Outside Review of ISTEP Problems http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-launching-outside-review-istep-problems <p>Indiana's Department of Education is seeking an outside review of the ISTEP&nbsp;exam administered this academic year following a series of computer glitches that will likely delay test results until this summer.</p><p>Agency spokesman Daniel Altman says it has begun the process of selecting an independent evaluator to assess the test's validity. Test contractor CTB/McGraw-Hill says problems with the online exam this month would likely delay results until July.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 17:33:45 +0000 Associated Press 5583 at http://wfpl.org Indiana Launching Outside Review of ISTEP Problems