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Posts Tagged ‘ ISTEP ’

ISTEP Scores for Area Schools

July 17, 2011
ISTEP Scores for Area Schools

07/18/11 Despite the fact that the ISTEP (Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress) 2011 scores for the Union-North United School Corporation went up, administrators are not satisfied with the results. Corporation–wide, the scores from testing of grades 3-8 went from 70.8 percent passing to 72.4 percent in the combined English and Math data. A...
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Mixed ISTEP Results for Plymouth Schools

July 14, 2011
Mixed ISTEP Results for Plymouth Schools

07/15/11 Since the latest round of ISTEP (Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Purposes) scores were made available to the public this week, area school administrators are getting a glimpse of what it is like to take home a report card. The Indiana Department of Education (DOE) had proposed using an “ABCDF” rating for the...
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Over 100 ISTEP Tests at LJH Deemed Invalid

May 1, 2011
Over 100 ISTEP Tests at LJH Deemed Invalid

05/02/11  The Plymouth Schools administration issued a press release late Friday afternoon concerning the invalidation of a portion of ISTEP (Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress) tests for approximately 120 8th grade students at Lincoln Junior High. The release contained the following: “This action is being taken because these students received a review sheet...
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ISTEP Testing Online

December 5, 2010
ISTEP Testing Online

12/06/10 A decision made by the Indiana State Board of Education in August, has the DOE (Department of Education) evaluating the readiness of Indiana schools to administer the multiple-choice portion of the ISTEP + assessments test electronically. The DOE is requiring schools to have at least one grade level in each school building with...
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Plymouth School “Fairing Extremely Well” with Academic Growth

October 21, 2010
Plymouth School “Fairing Extremely Well” with Academic Growth

10/22/10 Results received from the Indiana Department of Education show that the Plymouth Schools are fairing extremely well in making academic growth from year to year.  According to Dan Tyree, superintendent of Plymouth Schools, the state used to identify the progress made in each school system in the state by using the ISTEP (Indiana...
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Plymouth School Board To Hold Budget Hearing

September 1, 2010
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09/01/10 The Plymouth School Board will meet for a regular session on August 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the Administrative Board Room. A budget hearing is scheduled for the 2011 budgets. Agenda topics include a report on the School Safety Committee and a report on the elementary level ISTEP scores. The agenda indicates that...
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Plymouth School Board To Meet July 8

July 4, 2010
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7/4/10 The Plymouth School Board is scheduled to meet on July 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the Administration Board Room. The meeting is open to the public; however, comments are limited to agenda items. Agenda items include, but are not limited to, : Awarding of fuel bids; a report on the Transportation Department; the...
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ISTEP Scores Released

June 17, 2010
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    06/17/10   Scores from ISTEP testing given in March for Indiana public school students were released Wednesday morning. According to information on the Department of Education website, this is only the second time the exam was administered in the spring during two assessment windows. The testing was done between March 1-10 and...
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