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2014-08-14 16:24:50

Second annual report highlights widespread use of TOEIC® test to measure English proficiency in the workplace PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Educational Testing Service (ETS) is releasing the second annual report on TOEIC(®) test takers worldwide for the TOEIC(®) Listening and Reading (L&R) assessment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO The TOEIC(®) Listening and Reading Report on Test Takers Worldwide is based on the information...

2014-08-07 23:11:41

Students seeking degrees in the veterinary technician field can increase their learning through study resources and free practice tests provided by Dynamic Path. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Veterinary Technician students know that a degree in animal science isn’t something to be easily pawed through. But help from Dynamic Path can make pursuing a veterinary technician career a bit easier, especially with busy lab schedules with their VTNE Practice Test Questions. Dynamic Path...

2014-08-05 08:41:51

Joins growing number of states offering the affordable, accessible alternative to the GED® test PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To expand access to high school equivalency testing, the California State Board of Education has approved Educational Testing Service's (ETS) HiSET® program as an affordable alternative to the GED® test. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO California is the 12th state to choose the HiSET program, which offers computer-...

2014-08-02 23:02:41

As part of its social mission to promote education and career advancement, PracticeQuiz has increased the size of its free TEAS Practice Test question set to 144 questions. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 As part of a mission to provide free quality test prep, PracticeQuiz has added new questions to its popular TEAS Practice Test to bring the number of questions up to 144. The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is used in the admissions process of many nursing schools, and a good...

2014-07-30 08:29:32

57% of pre-law students say they plan to prep for the LSAT with a mobile app LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over half of pre-law students say they plan to select a mobile app to prepare for the LSAT, according to a new survey conducted by TestMax, a Silicon Beach based start-up and leader in comprehensive test prep courses on mobile platforms. Enrolling in a traditional in-class course to prepare for the LSAT received only 43% of the vote. Photo -...

2014-07-29 20:24:47

Innovative admissions path shows 'You are more than a test score' PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a bold move underscoring Temple University's commitment to access and diversity, President Neil D. Theobald today announced the "Temple Option," an admissions path for talented students who show great potential for success but don't perform well on standardized tests. Starting with applications for fall 2015, students may apply via the Temple Option without...

2014-07-24 12:31:42

Pilot study shares lessons learned for educators and policymakers about assessment design WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative pilot study administered as part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has demonstrated that fourth-grade students can meaningfully participate in a computer-based writing assessment. The study, conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), presents lessons learned that can inform educators' and...

2014-07-08 08:37:17

Website offers formative assessment resource materials and guidelines. PRINCETON, N.J., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of researchers and assessment specialists at Educational Testing Service (ETS), has launched a website to provide resources for teachers and practitioners to use for formative assessment purposes in their classrooms. These resources are designed to target and lead to improved academic reading skills for English learners (EL) at the middle school...

2014-06-18 23:08:51

TestMax, the leader in comprehensive app-based standardized test prep courses including BarMax, LSATMax and SATMax, announces a special promotion for students preparing to take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Effective immediately, TestMax is offering a thirty-day trial of the LSATMax course to students for just one dollar. LSATMax is a comprehensive app-based LSAT prep course created by Harvard Law Alumni. For this minimal sum, students will...

2014-06-16 09:30:16

Vanderbilt University Selecting graduate students in the fields of science and engineering based on an assessment of their character instead of relying almost entirely on their scores on a standardized test would significantly improve the quality of the students that are admitted and, at the same time, boost the participation of women and minorities in these key disciplines. That is the argument made in the essay "A test that fails" published in the June 12 issue of the journal Nature....


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