Bill to hold teachers, schools harmless from ILEARN scores heads to governor's desk
An Indiana bill that would ensure school and teacher evaluations are not negatively impacted by ILEARN scores for two years is awaiting Governor Eric Holcomb's signature.
The legislation is sponsored by state Representative Dale Devon from Granger.
“Schools and teachers are still getting used to the new ILEARN format and a two-year hold harmless will help ease the transition,” DeVon said in a press release. “Every day, Hoosier educators are putting in tremendous work teaching the next generation, and it is unfair to put their evaluation scores at risk while they adjust to the new test.”
If the governor signs the bill, ILEARN test scores wouldn't be used for the 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 school years unless the rating improves.