Posts With Keyword ‘ITBS’

Branstad Looks at New Standardized Testing

Posted: Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Iowa Education Officials are looking at the possibility of ending the long standing Iowa Test of Basic Skills in favor of a test called the Smarter Balanced Assessment. The officials hope that this will shift the focus of standardized test from what they call a trivial pursuit type testing, to an assessment that focuses on critical thinking.

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Washington School District To Reward Students For High ITBS Scores

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington School Board has recommended changes to how the district administers the Iowa Test of Basic Skills.

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