ISTEP+ http://wboi.org en Expert: Interruptions Didn't Affect ISTEP Scores http://wboi.org/post/expert-interruptions-didnt-affect-istep-scores <p>The widespread disruptions to Indiana’s online standardized tests last April, on average, did not hurt students’ final ISTEP+ scores.&nbsp; That’s the conclusion a New Hampshire-based testing expert reported to lawmakers Monday.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State education officials hired the Center for Assessment’s Richard Hill six weeks ago to comb through the data of more than 495,000 </span>ISTEP<span style="line-height: 1.5;">+ exams.</span></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:36:18 +0000 Kyle Stokes 18299 at http://wboi.org Expert: Interruptions Didn't Affect ISTEP Scores State Legislators to Hold Hearings on ISTEP+ Glitches http://wboi.org/post/state-legislators-hold-hearings-istep-glitches <p>In the wake of ISTEP testing disruptions that have called into question the validity of this year’s tests, the General Assembly this week will hold the first of two hearings investigating the issue.</p><p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:00:37 +0000 Brandon Smith 16345 at http://wboi.org State Legislators to Hold Hearings on ISTEP+ Glitches State Committee Will Investigate ISTEP+ Issues http://wboi.org/post/state-committee-will-investigate-istep-issues <p></p><p>State legislative leaders say they’re looking for answers behind recent problems with ISTEP testing that disrupted the exams of thousands of Hoosier students, and they’re forming a study committee to investigate.</p><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 18:35:06 +0000 Brandon Smith 15196 at http://wboi.org