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DreamBox Adds Predictive Analytics for Monitoring Student Readiness in Math

Education technology company DreamBox Learning has released new software that lets educators predict how well their students would do with high-stakes math testing — even though the testing isn't happening.

The State of AP Credit During COVID-19 Adjustments

There's no guarantee that colleges or universities will grant credit for successful Advanced Placement testing in any of the 38 AP courses currently available.

New Program Uses Video Capture for Assessment

CrossBraining has launched an enhanced version of its program for experiential learning and assessment.

Feds Say States Can Skip High-Stakes Testing This Year

The U.S. Department of Education has issued notification that states can choose to "bypass" standardized testing for the 2019-2020 school year. Secretary Betsy DeVos said in the announcement that the department would grant a waiver to any state unable to assess its students "due to the ongoing national emergency."

Partnership Aims to Create Tracking Tool for School Improvement Work

Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Mid-Atlantic is working with the Maryland State Department of Education to develop a tool that tracks services and engagement received by schools that need the most improvement.

12 Education Predictions for 2020

The learning and innovation in education never stops. Here's what 12 education technology experts and observers expect for the new year in K-12.

What Will the 2020s Hold? Assessment Trends, Past and Future

A 50-year veteran of psychometrics — the science of measuring mental abilities and processes — offers a brief history and insights into the future of testing.

PISA: U.S. Students Flat in Math and Science

The 2018 PISA results are out, and the picture they portray for the United States could only be called fair to middlin'.

It's Time for Learning Science to Drive Education Policy

10 recommendations for synchronizing K-12 education policy with the science of learning and development.

NWEA Launches Through-Year Assessment for ELA and Math

The assessment provider’s new solution gives educators insights into student proficiencies in English language arts and mathematics through adaptive, through-year assessment that provides summative scores for teachers.

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