New Readers Press Enters High School Market With New Test Prep Line
- No-Testing Test Comes to an End in Ohio District. // Education Week;2/23/1983, Vol. 2 Issue 22, p3
The article reports on the decision of school officials in public schools in Huron, Ohio to end a semester-long experiment concerning examinations. In this experiment, high-school students with passing grades were exempted from end-of-term exams for those classes in which they had perfect...
- Baltimore Schools to Pay Students For Gains on State Graduation Test. A. P. // Education Week;1/30/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p4
The article focuses on the Baltimore, Maryland education system's plans to provide students with cash incentives. Students would be given the incentives in order to raise their scores on state graduate exams. Students that failed at least one of Maryland's High School Assessments examinations...
- Assessment Roundup. // Scholastic Administrator;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p16
The article offers news briefs related to student assessment in the U.S., including the cancellation of optional high school assessment test for ninth graders in Washington state, the administration of the National Indian Education Study (NIES), and the cancellation of a school choice program in...
- Gallup High School ACT Test deadline. // Navajo Times;2/26/2015, Vol. 54 Issue 8, pC-3
The article offers information on the deadline for the registration for the ACT Test at the Gallup High School in Gallup, New Mexico on March 13, 2015.
- Study Says to States: Don't Rush; Provide Support on Exit Exams. Cavanagh, Sean // Education Week;9/4/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p18
Focuses on a report of the study conducted by the Center on Education Policy that requested the U.S. states to support high school exit exams. Recommendations in the report; Result of the exit exams in the U.S. states; Need for the evaluation of graduation tests' results.
- Wash. Lawmakers Delay Math Testing Requirement. // Education Week;4/18/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 33, p18
The article reports that Washington state lawmakers have postponed deciding whether high school students who fail the math portion of the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) will be allowed to graduate or not. Some lawmakers would prefer to use an end-of-course assessment test in...
- 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.
- Kentucky To Pilot Online Testing With eClassroom And CTB/McGraw-Hill. // Electronic Education Report;1/28/2005, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p1
This article announces the administration of an online testing wit high school students in the state of Kentucky. The tests are part of Kentucky's Commonwealth Accountability Testing System. Data from the test will also be used to comply with the No Child Left Behind requirements.
- With NCLB Testing Requirements Beginning In 2005, Bush Proposes Adding Two More Tests. // Educational Marketer;9/13/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 26, p1
Reports on the proposal of U.S. President George W. Bush to require states to add two more high school tests. Identification of the proposal as part of the president's education plan for his second term; Focus of presidential candidate Senator John Kerry's educational plan; Details of the...