ISTEP http://wfpl.org en Indiana's ISTEP+ Test Results Mapped Out http://wfpl.org/post/indianas-istep-test-results-mapped-out <p>Our friends at the <a href="http://indianapublicmedia.org/stateimpact/">State Impact</a> project in Indiana have mapped out yesterday's ISTEP+ exam results by school district.</p><p>As <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/english-scores-drop-southern-indiana-schools-math-scores-improve">WFPL reported Wednesday</a>, ISTEP+ scores--which measures third through eighth grade students in English language arts and math--improved slightly over last year. In southern Indiana school districts, scores in English dropped but improved in math.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:36:20 +0000 Devin Katayama 6899 at http://wfpl.org Indiana's ISTEP+ Test Results Mapped Out English Scores Drop In Southern Indiana Schools, Math Scores Improve http://wfpl.org/post/english-scores-drop-southern-indiana-schools-math-scores-improve <p>English language arts test scores have dropped in southern Indiana schools as they continue lagging behind their peers, according to preliminary ISTEP+ exam results issued by the Indiana Department of Education today.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">Greater Clark County Schools&nbsp;</span>Superintendent Andrew Melin says it's interesting that English scores dropped in the region and he couldn't provide a guess as to why.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 19:43:38 +0000 Devin Katayama 6889 at http://wfpl.org English Scores Drop In Southern Indiana Schools, Math Scores Improve 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