McGraw-Hill Education CTB is selling off major portions of its testing business to Data Recognition Corporation, including its state assessment work.
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The Educational Testing Service will administer the Test of English as a Foreign Language to Cuban students for the first time, which could signal the beginning of a larger educational exchange between the countries.
June 03, 2015
Mergers and acquisition opportunities in K-12 will focus on companies that provide adaptive learning and online assessments, according to Berkery Noyes.
May 19, 2015
The spending surge is being driven by demand for mobile personal computers, which account for 63 percent of total educational spending on hardware.
May 18, 2015
ETS has won a series of lucrative pieces of Texas state testing work, worth $280 million, while rival Pearson won contracts with much less value.
May 14, 2015
For the second time in two months, Minnesota has stopped testing because of distributed denial-of-service attacks, and Pearson's system was disrupted.
May 07, 2015
California state board officials have approved a $240 million assessment contract for ETS, despite complaints from a rival vendor.
May 01, 2015
Results of a new, nationwide survey show that nearly 60 percent of high schoolers are using their own mobile devices in school.
April 24, 2015
Recent problems in Nevada's administration of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium common-core tests were attributed to late delivery of open-source code.
April 22, 2015
The state has given notice to a vendor and the Smarter Balanced testing consortium that they are in "breach of contract" after a series of testing glitches.