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Education
11:36 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Expert: Interruptions Didn't Affect ISTEP Scores

The widespread disruptions to Indiana’s online standardized tests last April, on average, did not hurt students’ final ISTEP+ scores.  That’s the conclusion a New Hampshire-based testing expert reported to lawmakers Monday.

State education officials hired the Center for Assessment’s Richard Hill six weeks ago to comb through the data of more than 495,000 ISTEP+ exams.

“If the interruptions had had a marked impact on student achievement, we would not have seen scores going up this year from last year,” Hill said.

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Education
4:40 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Heritage Trail - Tacumwah

Education
3:35 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Dori Graham - An Unfairy Tale

Dori Graham was inspired to write this piece after spending time with a young woman who while living homeless works a full time job to put herself through school.  

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Education
3:35 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Danee Pye -Living Outside

Danee Pye wrote this piece after spending time with a man who describes his homelessness as "situational living." He lives outside in downtown Fort Wayne.

This story was produced by WBOI's Sarah Delia

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Education
11:03 am
Wed April 17, 2013

Jennifer Boen-We Are All The Same

This story was written by Jennifer Boen who spent time with a young woman who recalled what it was like to be constantly on the verge of becoming homeless throughout her childhood.

This piece was produced by WBOI's Sarah Delia.

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Education
12:24 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Curtis Crisler - For The Man in The Last Pew

This poem was written by Curtis Crisler who spent time with a man who associates the Mission Church on Pearl Street as his home.

This piece was produced by WBOI's Sarah Delia.

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