Fewer than 30 percent of K-12 school technology officials believe their districts are ready for online testing, according to the Consortium for School Networking.
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March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015
Deborah S. Delisle, a top official at the U.S. Department of Education, said amid a growing anti-testing backlash, state and local officials need to evaluate how their assessments are used.
March 16, 2015
An alleged effort by New Jersey officials to monitor whether students were sharing information about common-core exams through social media has stirred controversy.
March 05, 2015
A number of major Florida counties lifted suspensions on giving online writing exams, after state officials voiced confidence that problems had been fixed.
March 04, 2015
Miami-Dade, Broward, and other school districts have suspended online testing as the state of Florida, and its vendor, the American Institutes for Research, work on a fix.
February 19, 2015
The acquisition represents the value that Renaissance, one of the largest assessment and learning analytics companies in the K-12 market, places on a relative newcomer.
February 04, 2015
Despite the claims of critics of testing, states' spending on assessment is a small fraction of overall K-12 budgets, a researcher concludes.
January 30, 2015
Two national business organizations want annual tests kept in the rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act.
January 27, 2015
Tim Kelly, who is credited with leading the society's transition into digital media, is helping to launch a game-based learning platform, according to an SEC filing.
January 16, 2015
Mississippi's state board of education says it will put forward a request for proposal for new statewide assessments for next year, after major objections emerged over a PARCC-designed exam.