Pearson Wins College Board Contract to Score Writing Exam
- Pearson Gains $32.1 Million NY State Testing Contract. // Educational Marketer;8/1/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 16, p6
The article reports that Pearson Education Inc. wins the school testing contract worth 32.1 million dollars which will allow the company to develop and manage state math and English language arts exams in New York until December 2015.
- Pearson Education's NSC Learn. // Electronic Education Report;7/18/2001, Vol. 8 Issue 14, p6
Reports that Pearson Education Inc.'s NSC Learn has signed contracts to provide products to several school districts in the United States.
- Pearson, Versaware Ink Digital Textbook Agreement. Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;2/15/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 7, p12
Reports that Pearson Education announced an agreement with Versaware Technologies to adopt Versabook technology. Information on the technology; Terms under the agreement.
- A New York City high-school senior accused of cheating on the Scholastic Aptitude Test has filed a lawsuit against the Educational Testing Service, the organization that administers the test. // Education Week;4/15/1992, Vol. 11 Issue 30, p2
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by Brian Dalton, a high school senior student accused of cheating on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, against the Educational Testing Service (ETS), the organization that administers the test in New York City. Dalton filed charges against ETS for breaching...
- Va. Review Finds Confusion, No Wrongdoing, in Contract. Samuels, Christina A. // Education Week;1/4/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 16, p15
The article reports on the apprehensions of Virginia legislators regarding the $139.9 million contract given by the state education department to Pearson Educational Measurement of Iowa City, to provide the state's Standards of Learning tests. The education department requires a written analysis...
- A perfect score? // Career World;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p2
Explains the revised scoring standard of interpretation of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) of the United States. Possibility of getting perfect score of 1600 despite of the commission of three or four errors in the examination; Recalibration of the SAT scores by the College Board, sponsors of...
- Will California lead way to a post-SAT era? Clayton, Mark // Christian Science Monitor;2/27/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 64, p15
Highlights the proposal made by Richard Atkinson the president of the University of California at a national meeting of college presidents, that the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) be dropped as an admissions requirement for colleges and universities.
- A good track record for optional SAT. Clayton, Mark // Christian Science Monitor;2/27/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 64, p15
Reports on the experience of Bowdoin College, 30 years after it stopped requiring the Scholastic Aptitude Test for college admissions.
- The numbers behind the SAT. // Christian Science Monitor;2/27/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 64, p12
Offers statistics related to the Scholastic Aptitude Test, including gender differences in scores and the grade point average of students taking the test.