ISTEP Is Dead, What Will Replacement Test Look Like?

Mar 14, 2016

Claire McInerny investigates what's next in statewide testing after the Indiana General Assembly phases out ISTEP by 2017.
Credit NYC Department of Education / http://schools.nyc.gov/default.htm

There have been plenty of complaints against ISTEP, the state’s standardized education assessment.

The legislature addressed these complaints by saying ISTEP will be gone by 2018, and a group of educators, politicians and other stakeholders will decide what’s next.

StateImpact Indiana’s Claire McInerny reports this committee could address one of the biggest criticisms of the ISTEP: the high stakes.