A recent study found that middle schools where students reported a "more positive" school climate had higher academic performance, and that changes in the school climate also correlated with changes in academic performance.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
A new study of South Carolina charter schools found that 26 to 42 percent of South Carolina's charter schools were "beating the odds" on the state's learning standards in 2013-2014.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
To help schools select principals that match their needs, the talent management software company has launched a new solution that can determine which candidate will make the most positive impact on a school.
Educational Testing Service (ETS) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Questar Assessment Inc., a K–12 assessment solutions provider, for $127.5 million. Subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions, Questar will become a separate, for-profit subsidiary of ETS, a nonprofit organization.
The provider of formative assessment and competency-based learning software solutions, Thursday debuted its integrated growth-reporting suite at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) taking place this week in Orlando, FL.
Cerritos, CA-based assessment company Apperson and the Devereux Center for Resilient Children have launched a new company, Aperture Education, that aims to provide strength-based assessments and resilience-building resources to help schools and outside-school organizations address the whole child.
Carnegie Learning, a company that offers software- and web-based personalized learning solutions, and Edulastic, an online assessment platform, has teamed up to introduce a new feature to the former's math software that enables users to add summative assessments.
CommonLit, a nonprofit that offers free, online instructional materials and tracking tools to support literacy development for students in grades 5 to 12, has released new features that further support its mission.
The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), that state’s student assessment system, on Monday announced it would begin using the Desmos calculator for online testing.
Panopto is today releasing the latest edition of its enterprise video platform. The release, Panopto 5.3, continues the platform’s focus on interactive video with the introduction of a new quizzing tool.