New evidence of a "mode effect" on 2014-15 PARCC exams prompts a fresh look at research on the comparability of computer- and paper-based assessments.
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February 04, 2016
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.
February 26, 2015
Playing Mars Generation One: Argubot Academy can improve students' argumentation skills, according to a new study from ETS and GlassLab.
December 22, 2014
President Barack Obama touted the benefits of educational technology often last year, but how much influence has he actually had on moving digital learning forward?
December 03, 2014
LAUSD officials originally planned for all 900-plus city schools to receive iPads by the end of 2014, but the latest setback means just 79 schools will have devices this school year.
December 02, 2014
Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines confirmed that the FBI took 20 boxes of evidence related to the district's ambitious 1-to-1 computing initiative.
November 03, 2014
Superintendent John White announces that students in elementary and middle school will take the exam on paper, rather than on computer, this academic year.
October 10, 2014
With the spring 2015 deadline for implementing online testing drawing near, some Michigan administrators are expressing last-minute concerns about the technological readiness of their schools.
October 02, 2014
State laws have not kept pace with the growth of computerized testing, leaving unaddressed the potential for new types of cheating, according to a new report from ACT.
August 29, 2014
Perceived conflicts of interest, possible manipulation in the bidding process, and questions about Pearson's curriculum are addressed in a review of the L.A. school system's iPad purchase.