An independent review found that widespread interruptions on Indiana's online state tests had no measurable negative impact on student scores.
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July 30, 2013
July 19, 2013
The House reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act would allow states to fulfill federal testing requirements by using computer-based adaptive tests.
July 03, 2013
Just one in five Oklahoma schools had sufficient bandwidth and devices to administer online common-core exams, a state survey found.
June 25, 2013
Pearson senior vice president and general manager Douglas McCollum talks with Education Week about the future of K-12 assessment, and addresses criticism of the company.
June 24, 2013
Marty Park, chief digital officer in the Ky. department of education, talks with Education Week about recovering from recent problems with online test administration.
June 07, 2013
A pair of measures introduced in Congress encourage the use of "adaptive" testing, exams that respond to student answers to gauge the performance level.
June 06, 2013
President Obama will announce plans on Thursday to ask the Federal Communcations Commission to overhaul the E-rate program, which supports technology in schools.
June 03, 2013
Education publishers described a host of challenges they face in an evolving K-12 market, at a conference held in the nation's capital.
May 29, 2013
A group designing tests to go with the common-core online assessments has released practice tests for students, teachers, and parents.
May 21, 2013
Schools are awash in data, but their tech systems lack "interoperability," or the ability to work together, a new report concludes.