The market for testing and assessment has grown by 57 percent over two years ago, according to the Software & Information Industry Association.
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November 26, 2014
November 04, 2014
Interrupted Internet connections sometimes caused issues in the field tests, according to a study that spotlights the need for sufficient technology infrastructure and bandwidth in schools.
October 31, 2014
KnowRe, an app that personalizes Math instruction based on student progress, raised $6.8 million in venture capital.
October 18, 2014
Oklahoma officials scrambled to find a testing vendor for exams required for high school graduation, after another company, McGraw-Hill Education CTB, backed out.
October 10, 2014
The Data Recognition Corporation is protesting a South Carolina award to the ACT company to conduct grade 3-11 tests, a contract potentially worth $58 million.
October 03, 2014
An Education Week review of federally funded, common-core testing contracts shows McGraw-Hill/CTB, Pearson, and ETS winning the biggest deals.
September 30, 2014
The Mississippi department of education awarded an $8.3 million contract to Pearson, in a decision it said was compelled by a state board's failure to act.
August 26, 2014
John Deasy has ordered the rebidding of a massive technology contract awarded to Apple and Pearson, following questions of favoritism in the bidding process.
August 21, 2014
Canadian-based FreshGrade, Inc. raised $4.3 million of venture capital to expand its digital assessment and communication platform to K-12 schools throughout the United States.
August 18, 2014
Jon Whitmore, a former university president who has been with the ACT since 2010, says he will retire from the testing organization in August of 2015.