Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 20-32-5-5.5.

Synopsis: Academic standards tested on ISTEP. Requires the department of education to provide each school that administers ISTEP tests with information concerning which state academic standards will be tested and the number of questions that will be asked concerning each standard.

Effective: July 1, 2007.

Cheatham, Robertson, Porter, Candelaria Reardon

    January 16, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.


First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning education.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 20-32-5-5.5; (07)IN1304.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-32-5-5.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 5.5. The department shall provide each school administering an ISTEP test the following information for each scheduled test at least four (4) weeks before the administration of the test:
        (1) The academic standards established by the state board that are included on the test.
        (2) The number of questions that will be asked about each included academic standard.