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.
Parents, students and teachers have radically different views on the value of time spent on tests. According to a new poll conducted by Gallup on behalf of the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA), while 83 percent of teachers surveyed said they think students spend too much time on tests, 75 percent of students and 52 percent of parents said they think students spend the right amount of time or not enough time on them.
Seniors nationwide are slipping in math, but their scores in reading haven't changed significantly over the last three years, according to statistics released today in "The Nation's Report Card."