2015 ISTEP program.

Authors: Senator Dennis Kruse, Senator Carlin Yoder

Sponsors: Representative Casey Cox

Co-Sponsors: Representative David Ober, Representative Terri Jo Austin, Representative Vernon Smith

Digest

Provides that the department of education (department) may waive certain assessment inspection requirements for purposes of administration of the 2015 ISTEP program. Provides that, if the department waives inspection requirements for any questions on the 2015 ISTEP program, the department must establish criteria to allow a student's parent the opportunity to inspect questions used as part of the 2015 ISTEP program in a manner that will not compromise the validity or integrity of the 2016 ISTEP program. Provides that the department may waive the administration of the social studies portion of ISTEP program during the 2015 administration of the ISTEP program.