SENATE BILL No. 574
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 20-32-5-9.
Synopsis: Rescoring of ISTEP responses. Allows a school corporation
to request a rescoring of a student's responses on an ISTEP test in the
same manner as a student's parent may request a rescoring.
Effective: July 1, 2013.
January 15, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Education and Career
First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)
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SENATE BILL No. 574
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 20-32-5-9; (13)IN0574.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 20-32-5-9, AS ADDED BY P.L.1-2005, SECTION
16, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1,
2013]: Sec. 9. (a) After reports of student scores are returned to a
school corporation, the school corporation shall promptly do the
(1) Give each student and the student's parent the student's ISTEP
program test scores.
(2) Make available for inspection to each student and the student's
parent the following:
(A) A copy of the essay questions and prompts used in
assessing the student.
(B) A copy of the student's scored essays.
(C) A copy of the anchor papers and scoring rubrics used to
score the student's essays.
A student's parent or the school corporation
may request a rescoring
of a student's responses to a test, including a student's essay.
(b) A student's ISTEP program scores may not be disclosed to the