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PIERCETON â€” Numerous negative comments encircled Indianaâ€™s ISTEP+ testing process when computer malfunctions upset the online assessment.
However, at Pierceton Elementary School, faculty and students celebrated some good news that came from the standardized test.
Ryan Brown, now a fourth grader at PES, achieved a perfect score on the test in the spring.
At Mondayâ€™s school board meeting, much applause was given to the boy for his academic success.
â€śThis is the first time in my 30 years of teaching, that Iâ€™ve seen a perfect score in both the math and language arts portions,â€ť said Steve Clason, Whitko Community School Corporation superintendent. â€śWe couldnâ€™t be more proud of Ryan.â€ť
Nathan Polston, the principal at PES was equally impressed with Brownâ€™s scores.
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