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July 21, 2015

Questar Notches Big Victories With Testing Deals in N.Y., Miss.

Questar Assessment Inc., a Minnesota-based company, is lesser known than some test vendors but has secured major contracts recently in the states.

July 13, 2015

Data Recognition Corp. Poised to Win $51M Testing Contract in Nevada

Nevada, a state frustrated by online testing woes earlier this year, is tentatively set to hire a new vendor to oversee a suite of state assessments.

July 09, 2015

Pearson Loses Out on N.Y. Testing Contract to Questar

Questar Assessment Inc., a Minnesota-based company, has won a $44 million contract to handle grade 3-8 testing in New York state.

July 02, 2015

McGraw-Hill Education Sells 'Key Assets' of Testing Business to DRC

McGraw-Hill Education CTB is selling off major portions of its testing business to Data Recognition Corporation, including its state assessment work.

June 26, 2015

First U.S. University Entrance Exams to Be Offered in Cuba

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

K-12 Dealmakers to Focus on Adaptive Learning, Assessment, Report Says

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

Global Market for Ed-Tech Hardware Grows, Report Shows

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 Hauls in Texas Assessment Deals Worth $280M, Tops Pearson

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

Pearson Blames 'Third Party' Attack for Disrupting Minnesota Online Tests

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 Approves Disputed Contract for State Testing With ETS

California state board officials have approved a $240 million assessment contract for ETS, despite complaints from a rival vendor.

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