Click here for delays and closings

Plan for shorter ISTEP exam approved by House committee

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

File photo of the Statehouse.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 17, 2015)– Legislation approved by an Indiana House committee Tuesday would help cut down on the time required for the ISTEP exam.

Senate Bill 62 was amended to eliminate social studies from the exam for 5th and 7th-grade students. The test would likely take about nine hours instead of 12. The policy on rescoring exams was also adjusted.

The bill now moves to the House floor before being voted on.

ISTEP testing is scheduled to begin as early as next week.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.