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New Requirements: Indiana students will be required to meet new standards to graduate

New Requirements: Indiana students will be required to meet new standards to graduate

Anushka Dasgupta, Reporter, Speak-ups December 14, 2017

This  November, a subcommittee of the Indiana State Board of Education, the Graduation Pathways Panel, recommended new graduation requirements for all high schoolers in Indiana. The state Board of Education...

Ask the HiLite: Why are students taking ISTEP in high school  now and what are the details involved in testing this  year?

Ask the HiLite: Why are students taking ISTEP in high school now and what are the details involved in testing this year?

Jessica Konrad and Lilly St. Angelo March 17, 2017

Q: How effective would you say is the ISTEP at evaluating students’ academic abilities? A: I think that it’s good to have some sort of a common measurement for students, but I think it’s important...

Freshmen, sophomores to take ISTEP+, sophomores to take ECA as well

Freshmen, sophomores to take ISTEP+, sophomores to take ECA as well

News February 19, 2016

Freshman Jake Pearson sits on the back of the football team bus on the way to Homestead for the Regional Championships; however, something is on his mind. “Trust me, I love watching sports-related videos,”...

Indiana to replace Common Core with Indiana Academic Standards

Indiana to replace Common Core with Indiana Academic Standards

News April 24, 2014

On March 24, Gov. Mike Pence signed Senate Bill 91, with some points focusing on the replacement of Common Core standards with Indiana Academic Standards and the deeming of the Indiana Academic Standards...

Administration to implement ACCUPLACER test to determine college readiness in students  scoring under a cutoff score on PSAT, ECA, other tests

Administration to implement ACCUPLACER test to determine college readiness in students scoring under a cutoff score on PSAT, ECA, other tests

News February 27, 2014

In order to help students become more college or career ready, the administration plans to administer the ACCUPLACER diagnostic exam for students who fail to meet certain requirements concerning the PSAT...

Principal John Williams talks to a student in the hallway. Williams said the school is preparing for the administration of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) Test for Schools. CLAUDIA HUANG / PHOTO

School to administer Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) Test for Schools on Feb. 26

Beats February 24, 2014

The school will be administering the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) Test for Schools on Feb. 26 to 85 CHS students, according to Principal John Williams. The results of the...

Principal John Williams checks his email. Williams said the school is preparing for the administration of a standardized test for low-scoring students on the PSAT and ECA exams. CLAUDIA HUANG / PHOTO

School to administer ACCUPLACER diagnostic exam to low-scoring students on PSAT, ECA examinations

Beats January 28, 2014

Due to the Indiana state requirements on college and career readiness, the school is required to administer the ACCUPLACER diagnostic exam to low-performing students, according to Principal John Williams....

Brad Sever, End of Course Assessment (ECA) coordinator and assistant principal, works on ECA spreadsheets. Sever said that his goal is to have the majority of the testing done on Dec. 10 and 11 so the remaining days can be reserved for students who have to make up the test. DENNIS YANG / PHOTO

End of Course Assessment testing to take place from Dec. 10 to 14

Beats December 7, 2012

While the ECA is typically taken at the end of the year, from Dec. 10 to 14, students who have moved to this school from out of state or who have failed to pass the End of Course Assessment (ECA) for Algebra...

End of Course Assessments Scheduled for Dec. 8 and 9

Author Archives December 6, 2011

Students who are currently enrolled in Algebra 1-2 or English 10 are scheduled to take the required GQE/ECA on Dec. 8 and 9. According to guidance director Linda Skafish, students who are new to CHS and...

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