The Indiana Department of Education has released the results of the first ILEARN exam conducted in the spring. The results show only 37.1 percent of students in grades 3-8 passed the exam, a decrease of more than 13 percent from the previous year's ISTEP+ test. State Superintendent Jennifer McCormick says a drop in test scores was expected with the implementation of a new exam and the 2019 results "do not provide a true reflection of the performance of Indiana's schools.