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Brief: Missouri Chooses CTB/McGraw-Hill to Administer Online Assessments

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has selected CTB/McGraw-Hill to administer its online assessments starting with the 2014-2015 school year. The assessments are designed to measure progress toward Common Core State Standards.

According to a statement from CTB/McGraw-Hill, the contract covers English language arts and math interim assessments; English language arts, math, and science grade-level and end-of high school summative assessments; and English language arts, math, science, and social studies high school end-of-course assessments.

The state's new assessments are part of its "Top 10 by 20" program, which is designed to ensure that all high school graduates are sufficiently prepared for college or entry into the workforce.

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