Short Takes: Excelsior Software Inc.

Excelsior Software Inc. ( and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development ( have announced a partnership to promote effective instruction and classroom assessment practices with Excelsior's leading standards-based assessment management software program "Pinnacle Plus." Under the agreement, Pinnacle Plus will be the sole student assessment software product endorsed by ASCD's "What Works in Schools" program.

This article originally appeared in the 10/01/2003 issue of THE Journal.