Local | September 6, 2017

Indiana’s ISTEP exam scores stagnant as innovation schools see encouraging improvements

The results for the 2017 ISTEP test are in. And for the third straight year scores for students in Indiana were flat. That points to signs education in our state isn’t improving overall.

But there is a glimmer of hope in a bleak report…IPS continues to struggle with only 24.5% of third through eighth graders passing the math and reading portions and only 8.8 % of tenth graders passing. But the district’s innovation schools saw impressive increases like the students at Global Prep Academy.