Schools Face ISTEP+ Problems for 2nd Straight Day Created by kblakeslee on 4/30/2013 12:40:40 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ Indiana school districts administering the state's required standardized test are encountering problems again as students try to access the online test.
Schools in Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and the Lafayette area reported technical issues with the ISTEP+ exam Tuesday. The issues follow similar problems Monday that affected 27,000 students and forced many schools to suspend testing.
Some school officials say they're worried that the problems will affect scores and give an inaccurate picture of how well students are doing.
The Indianapolis Star reports this is the third straight year that students in grades three through eight taking the online portion of the exam have encountered problems.