District And Classroom Assessment Sales Gain Share Of K-12 Testing Segment
- Marketing To the Test. Walsh, Mark // Education Week;5/8/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 35, p35
Since the 1920s, the business of school testing has largely been a province of educational publishing. The same companies that published American textbooks also distributed such well-known assessments as the Stanford Achievement Test, the California Achievement Test, and the Iowa Tests of Basic...
- News Briefs ... // Educational Marketer;4/18/2005, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p8
Reports developments related to the educational publishing industry in the U.S. Agreement entered between the National Association of College Stores and Journey Education Marketing for the latter to provide its electronic tailing service free to college stores; Administration of the new...
- Publishers Suffer Growing Pains As Testing Market Mushrooms. // Educational Marketer;10/8/2001, Vol. 32 Issue 29, p4
Reports on the impact of the need of annual exams in reading and math for children in the United States on publishers and scorers in the country.
- Globalization of China Education Publishing & Media Group. Dianshun, Ren // Publishers Weekly;9/26/2011, Vol. 258 Issue 39, pS14
The article presents information on the growth of Chinese government-owned cultural enterprise China Education Publishing and Media Group. It also refers to the business plan of the company to become an international entity and a leading educational publisher in the world. The company is...
- Delay High-Stakes Graduation Exam, Alaska Board Says. Bushweller, Kevin; Dea, Vanessa // Education Week;01/10/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 16, p25
Focuses on the impact of the recommendation of the Alaska state board of education to postpone the use of high-stakes graduation exam on the debate about the standards and testing in the legislature. Support of Governor Tommy Knowles of the delay; Plan of some legislators to exert efforts to...
- LEAPs and bounds: what the test teaches. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);06/04/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 50
Evaluates the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP). Effect of the LEAP test on the teachers; Educational problems neglected in the state; Impact of LEAP on the schools.
- Stung by Criticism For Altering Texts, N.Y. Changes Policy. Zehr, Mary Ann // Education Week;6/12/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 40, p1
Reports the change of policy of the New York Department of Education on the alteration of literary selections in the state regents' English examination. Discovery of inconsistencies; Reaction of the literary community; Reasons for the alteration.
- A republican's final act. Beckett, Francis // New Statesman;11/18/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4614, p16
Reports on the decision of Northern Ireland to abolish the 11-plus test for school children. Reason of Martin McGuinness, Norther Ireland's former education minister, for abolishing the testl; Existence of traditional grammar school in Northern Ireland; Public opinion on the test.
- Test Dilemma: Revisions Upset Trends in Data. Hoff, David J. // Education Week;05/02/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 33, p1
Focuses on a proposal to establish a testing system in Kentucky that describes how well the state's children are learning. Program officials' decision to lessen emphasis on so-called performance questions; List of problems arising from constant revision of testing programs; Only way of...