The Enhanced Assessment Instruments Grant program is the next step in the president’s action plan to improve the quality of academic assessments.
MasteryConnect has launched a new mobile app that will allow teachers to take advantage of its digital assessment platform as they move around the classroom.
KnowledgeWorks and the National Center for the Improvement of Assessment are launching a new website, innovativeassessments.org, to help education representatives understand the requirements of the applications for the Innovative Assessment and Accountability Demonstration Authority.
Instructure and MasteryConnect have partnered in an effort to streamline the use of formative assessments in classrooms that use the Canvas learning management system.
Maine Regional School Unit #74 plans to implement a combined student information system, learning management system and assessment platform.
The New Mexico Public Education Department has selected a partner to provide formative assessments in reading for students in grades K-3.
The Tennessee Department of Education has selected a partner to develop, administer, score and provide reports for the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program.
The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will host a webinar August 10 exploring how the Assessment for Learning Project is reevaluating the ways assessments can support deeper learning.
Nevada education officials say students were able to complete online Common Core assessments this year, after catastrophic failures debilitated its computerized system last year.
On the first national assessment of students’ technology and engineering abilities, eighth grade girls scored three points higher on average than eighth grade boys. And white students scored significantly better in tech and engineering than black and Hispanic students.