Latest formative assessment Stories

2010-08-12 15:03:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- CORE K12, an international education company dedicated to providing useful, practical technology solutions to K-12 educators, has been awarded the formative and Web-based assessment contract for the District School Board of Pasco County (DSBPC) Florida.

2010-08-11 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The state of Texas has approved the Northwest Evaluation Association's Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP) assessments to guide Texas schools in helping their Limited English Proficient students learn well and keep up with their peers.

2010-08-09 08:55:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of PreK - 12 and adult education assessment solutions, has been awarded the Archdiocese of Omaha Benchmark Assessment Program contract.

2010-07-29 05:07:00

BLACKBURN, England, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Promethean World Plc (LSE: PRW), a world leader in the rapidly growing global market for interactive learning technology, has announced that it has agreed to acquire SynapticMash Inc, a start-up US education formative assessment software company.

2010-06-28 14:17:00

DENVER, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTE Conference (Booth 610) -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leader in PreK-12 and adult education, and Promethean, a leading provider of interactive learning technology, today announced an alliance linking the Promethean ActivExpression Learner Response Devices ("clickers") to CTB's Acuity UnWired® InFormative Assessment(TM) solution.

2010-06-23 15:48:00

MONTEREY, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of PreK-12 and adult education assessments, announced today the release of Acuity PhD(TM), a new on-demand professional development library to support the Company's Acuity® InFormative Assessment(TM) solution.

2010-06-18 11:02:00

DOVER, N.H., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students who require support accessing assessments will have a better and more successful testing experience, thanks to the joint efforts of Measured Progress and Nimble Assessment Systems.

2010-06-10 08:56:00

NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- It is important that teachers effectively evaluate their students' progress in math at an early stage to enhance instruction and individual student performance.

2010-05-27 14:42:00

MONTEREY, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leader in K-12 and adult education, today announced that the Company's Acuity® solution has won "Best Student Assessment Solution" for the second consecutive year in the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Award program.

2010-04-21 12:46:00

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renaissance Learning(TM), Inc., (Nasdaq: RLRN), a leading provider of technology to support personalized practice, differentiated instruction, and progress monitoring in reading, math, and writing for pre-K-12 schools and districts, announced that its Board of Directors increased the quarterly cash dividend by 14%, from $.07 per share to $.08 per share.

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