California state board officials have approved a $240 million assessment contract for ETS, despite complaints from a rival vendor.
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May 07, 2015
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.
March 23, 2015
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.
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.
February 20, 2015
Listen Current, a curator of public radio stories geared towards science, social studies, and English/language arts classrooms, raised $950,000 in seed funding.
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 26, 2015
Citelighter, an ed-tech startup with an online platform designed to break the writing process down into simple steps, raised $2 million in Seed-2 financing.