testing http://wboi.org en Educators Concerned About Quick Turnaround for New Test http://wboi.org/post/educators-concerned-about-quick-turnaround-new-test <p>Indiana’s students will take a new standardized test this spring – a year earlier than anticipated.</p><p></p><p>The test isn’t designed yet but it has to match the standards the state adopted to replace the Common Core.</p><p></p><p>Education officials and school leaders are worried about the short turnaround.</p><p></p><p><em>StateImpact Indiana’s </em>Rachel Morello and Claire McInerny discuss the sudden change in testing plans.</p><p></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:12:13 +0000 Rachel Morello 31690 at http://wboi.org Educators Concerned About Quick Turnaround for New Test Indiana Students Improve on National Exam http://wboi.org/post/indiana-students-improve-national-exam <div>Indiana fourth graders made significant gains in their performance on national tests designed to compare their reading and math skills with students across the nation. Federal education officials released the results of the exams Thursday.</div><p></p><p>From 2011 to this year, Indiana fourth graders average score on both the reading and math tests went up 5 points.&nbsp; On the 500-point National Assessment of Educational Progress, that might not sound like much. But that’s a bigger jump than all but a handful of states.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 15:32:37 +0000 Kyle Stokes 22704 at http://wboi.org Indiana Students Improve on National Exam