Measured Progress agreed to cut its fees by $789,000 and provide $510,000 worth of support for Nevada's implementation of science standards.
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August 25, 2015
June 02, 2015
The College Board and Khan Academy debuted a new online tool to provide personalized help preparing for the redesigned SAT.
May 21, 2015
The PARCC consortium approved a redesigned Common Core test that will be 90 minutes shorter than the current exam, and has agreed to shift the testing window to later in the school year.
May 11, 2015
An Education Week Twitter chat explores how digital learning games are being used in the classroom.
May 11, 2015
Studies presented at the American Educational Research Association on iPads and early literacy, students' online reading skills, Google Docs, and the frontiers of ed-tech use drew big reactions from readers.
April 22, 2015
State superintendent Dale Erquiaga said Nevada's test providers "have failed to uphold their obligations."
April 20, 2015
The American Institutes for Research, which was awarded a $220 million contract to oversee the assessments, accepted responsibility for the latest problems.
April 02, 2015
Test developers have spent years trying to devise ways to stamp out cheating on online exams, a review of Education Week's coverage shows.
March 31, 2015
States are rapidly moving forward with new assessments, many of which are being given online, and many of which are focused on the transition from gauging preparation for higher education.
March 23, 2015
An examination of ed-tech use in prestigious private schools prompts a big question: Would public school educators prefer abundant resources, or no standardized tests?