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2011-06-27 11:37:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTE Conference (Booth #915) - June 27, 2011 - June 29, 2011 - Today at the International Society of Technology in Education's (ISTE) annual conference, CTB/McGraw-Hill, one of the country's leading educational assessment developers, launched a series of digital K-12 assessment programs designed to meet schools' demand for innovative assessment solutions in areas of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and English language proficiency.

2011-06-23 00:00:30

Student assessment software developed by a company founded by educators is now available in South Carolina as a way to improve student performance outcomes and results on high-stakes testing. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Student assessment software developed by a company founded by educators is now available in South Carolina as a way to improve student performance outcomes and results on high-stakes testing.

2011-06-22 13:15:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Standardized tests have been a part of American education since the mid-1800s. Their use skyrocketed after 2002's No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) mandated annual testing in all 50 states. U.S.

2011-06-20 13:26:00

MONTEREY, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, one of the first companies to introduce standardized testing to American schools and one of today's leading educational assessment partners, celebrates 85 years of innovations in the science and art of assessment this year.

2011-06-16 00:00:29

Online system provides testing results two days after test completion. Monterey, CA (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 Pacific Metrics Corporation (http://www.pacificmetrics.com), a leading provider of online assessment solutions, announces the successful completion of the 2010–2011 End-of-Course tests for the Louisiana Department of Education.

2011-06-13 09:00:00

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Questar Assessment, Inc.

2011-06-11 00:00:30

Avant Assessment leaders’ experience on national language standards and assessment committees will support U.S. interests at the international level. Eugene, Oregon (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 Avant Assessment CEO Mike Patterson has been appointed to lead U.S.

2011-06-06 13:00:00

DOVER, N.H., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Measured Progress has entered into a partnership to provide the assessment research community free access to software tools that can be used to evaluate test item fairness and reliability.

2011-05-18 13:07:00

CLEVELAND, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The eGenio® Integrated Learning Environment(TM) offers teachers access to the digital tools they need to build lessons and assessments that cultivate critical thinking skills, including 65,000 standards-aligned questions available through the ETS ® Formative Assessment Item Bank.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).