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2012-10-17 07:24:52

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LearningExpress, LLC is proud to have been chosen as one of the first official providers of online GED(®) test preparation materials for the new GED Marketplace(TM) website. GED Testing Service, the organization that develops the GED(®) test, has developed a website to provide test takers with programs and software to help them prepare to take the test. GED Marketplace(TM) is a safe and secure, one-stop shop for adult learners looking for...

2012-10-16 07:31:46

CINCINNATI, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hobsons, the leader in recruitment, communication, and student success solutions, today announced the acquisition of Beat The GMAT (BTG), the world's largest social network for MBA applicants, serving over 2 million business school aspirants each year. The addition of BTG bolsters Hobsons' suite of education solutions and expertise in marketing and enrollment management for graduate admissions. (Logo:...

2012-10-10 07:30:33

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TestingMom.com held a series of parent seminars in New York City on Sept. 19, 21 and 22, 2012 to have an open discussion with local parents about upcoming gifted and talented exams and private school admissions exams, as well as navigating the processes involved in selecting a school that is a good mutual fit for the family. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121010/CG90076) Testing Mom, which caters to parents who are applying their...

2012-10-10 04:02:20

Assessment leader McCann Associates is adapting its platforms to meet the needs of multiple industries and test-takers, including altering its assessments to be screen reader compliant in accord with the Americans with Disabilities Act. These new modifications are just one way in which McCann works to make its offerings commonly accessible. Yardley, PA (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 McCann Associates, a leader in the deployment of high-stakes formative and diagnostic assessments for professional...

2012-09-22 06:20:17

ATLANTA, Sept. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday Sept. 23, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) begins its next installment in "Cheating Our Children," the newspaper's landmark investigation into the integrity of high-stakes testing in our nation's schools. Sunday's story shows that school districts and states across the country often do an inadequate job of investigating allegations of cheating. A second article, on Sunday, Sept. 30, reveals one of the primary reasons that states fall...

2012-09-20 14:27:01

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Edge in College Prep, the global test prep and admissions counseling company, recently launched its first two apps for the iPhone: The SAT & ACT Edge and The SAT & ACT Edge Lite. For nearly seven years, The Edge has been providing in-person test prep and admissions counseling services for Manhattan's, London's, and South American's elite. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120920/CG78579) The apps are part of a suite of...

2012-09-11 14:25:22

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TestingMom.com recently launched an entirely revamped version of its already-popular website, giving parents a whole new set of tools to help their children succeed in the increasingly competitive world of gifted education. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120911/CG72587) Testing Mom, which caters to parents who are applying their children to private schools and/or gifted and talented programs, originally launched in the summer...

2012-09-07 23:00:44

Continuing to scale up its growth and available content, PracticeQuiz.com is disrupting tradition test prep with a free model to offering its simulated exams. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 As students all over the country head back to school, PracticeQuiz.com, a Boston-based test preparation company, is transforming the test prep review industry by providing quality exam simulations at no cost. PracticeQuiz is able to offer realistic practice questions written by experts, detailed...

2012-09-06 02:37:04

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Online learning venture edX continues to transform higher education by announcing today its agreement with Pearson VUE to offer learners the option of taking a proctored final exam. "Our online learners who want the flexibility to provide potential employers with an independently validated certificate may now choose to take the course exam at a proctored test site," said Anant Agarwal, president of edX. "This option enhances the value of our...

2012-08-31 23:01:02

Apps Provide Mobile Practice Tool for Math, English Language Arts, and Writing. MONTEREY, CALIF. (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 Pacific Metrics Corporation, (http://www.pacificmetrics.com) a leading provider of online assessment solutions, has partnered with mobile product design firm Interactions Ltd. to develop iPhone application practice tools for the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE). Available now at the Apple App Store, CAHSEEMath1 and CAHSEEStart help students practice for...