The push for accountability in virtual education, rapid growth of blended learning, and experimentation with open education resources were also top trends in 2012.
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December 31, 2012
December 21, 2012
The Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, one of two consortia of states designing common-core tests, released technology specifications.
December 18, 2012
A Tennessee district's concerns about the costs associated with adopting technology for the common-core tests underscore broader uncertainties about those exams' pricetag.
December 04, 2012
The assessment consortium has released a document outlining minimum technology requirements and guidelines for testing in 2014-15.
November 27, 2012
Thousands of Michigan students participated in a pilot program that administered an online version of the social studies portion of the state's standardized test.
August 24, 2012
States are preparing for January 2014, when computers will become the only way to take the exam.
June 25, 2012
Ed-tech advocates courting political attention do so at their peril.
June 21, 2012
Thanks to the rise of Common Core assessments, virtual testing could make up 50 percent of the assessment market by the 2014-2015 school year.
June 19, 2012
The $10 million effort is the latest in a growing field of groups trying to organize online conent in better ways.
May 09, 2012
The 11 contestants on the top three teams have backgrounds in particle physics, computer science, data analysis, and even foreign service work.