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2013-11-20 20:24:21

Updated program enhanced with Common Core Reports BREWSTER, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Questar Assessment, Inc., (Questar), a leading educational assessment provider for states, school districts, and higher education institutions, announced today that the Degrees of Reading Power® (DRP) assessment is now available in an online platform. New test forms and new diagnostic reports reflecting essential Common Core requirements are featured. (Logo:...

2013-11-07 12:30:40

Educational version of SimCity improves teaching and learning PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of Educational Testing Service's (ETS) Research & Development (R&D) division led the assessment research behind GlassLab's new educational game SimCity(TM)EDU: Pollution Challenge! This new game brings elements of computer gaming to the world of education -- providing assessment and learning in an environment that is engaging and exciting. ETS...

2013-09-23 12:24:53

Summative assessment tools that correspond with the Common Core State Standards allow teachers to address the academic language needs of all students MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, one of the nation's leading educational assessment partners, today announced the launch of LAS Links Forms C & Español B, a new pair of research-based, summative assessment forms designed to measure students' language proficiency in correspondence with the goals of...

2013-06-17 08:32:56

PRINCETON, N.J., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research scientists from Educational Testing Service (ETS) will join educational assessment practitioners from the national, state and district levels at the upcoming Council of Chief State School Officers' National Conference on Student Assessment at the National Harbor in Maryland on June 19?22. During the four-day conference, ETS will participate in 14 sessions, sharing research on innovative ways of assessing student achievement...

2012-11-13 08:46:20

MONTEREY, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, the nation's leading educational assessment partner, today announced the launch of Acuity® Performance Task System, a new performance assessment authoring system and item bank, which will enable teachers for the first time to evaluate project-based learning across multiple subjects using meaningful, research-based assessment methods. This expansive new suite of customizable tools, which is aligned to the...

2012-09-13 06:27:04

MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, one of the country's leading educational assessment partners, today announced the launch of Writing Roadmap(TM) 3.0, a robust expansion of its revolutionary online writing assessment tool that provides an effective way for students in Grades 3-12 to practice and improve their writing skills and for teachers to measure and track proficiency. The newly released Writing Roadmap 3.0 contains more than twice as many essay questions...