Pence names Michigan consultant to review 2015 ISTEP

Gov. Mike Pence. (WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Gov. Pence named Edward Roeber, of Michigan, on Tuesday as the consultant who will review and make recommendations to the Office of the Governor, the Indiana Department of Education and the Indiana State Board of Education.

This announcement comes less than 24 hours after the Governor signed an executive order to shorten the test.

McGraw Hill is the vendor for the 2015 ISTEP test and they have expressed support to work with the consultant to shorten this year’s test.

The state cost for the contract that was effective Monday is $22,000. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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