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StateImpact Indiana: Pre-K Assessments

by Elle Moxley

January 23, 2014

As part of a legislative proposal to create a state-funded preschool program, Indiana would also have to pick a test for assessing kindergarten readiness.  The state has a test now, but it isn’t mandatory or widespread.  That makes it hard for the state to track what preschool students learn before they get to kindergarten. But as StateImpact Indiana’s Elle Moxley reports, getting every pre-K to use the same test could be difficult.