WCCS avoids ISTEP testing woes

After an ISTEP testing fiasco last year and several schools reporting problems again this year, Whitley County Consolidated Schools officials were on guard for testing problems again this year.Fort Wayne Community Schools, along with several other districts, elected to go with the paper and pencil test after having problems, again, with the ISTEP testing websites. Hours of preparation paid off for Whitley County Consolidated Schools, which had no major issues with this year’s test.“Our process was very smooth,” said WCCS Superintendent Patricia O’Con-nor. “We had very few problems. It went well.”Test Coordinator Julie Landis and Technology Director Ann Plunkett put numerous hours into preparing the test.To read the rest of this story, see the May 16 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.