Acquisitions & Partnerships ï¿½
- ETS Wins California Testing Contract. // Educational Marketer;5/6/2002, Vol. 33 Issue 13, p2
Focuses on the California STAR testing program contract that was secured by Educational Testing Services as of May 2002.
- Testing service kept cheating a secret. // Christian Science Monitor;9/29/97, Vol. 89 Issue 213, p13
States that the Educational Testing Service (ETS), the nonprofit company that runs most educational testing in the United States, uncovered widespread cheating in its programs but neglected to disclose that information to the public. Limitations on privacy and test integrity which prevented ETS...
- Incentive spurs retrofit, saves 950,000 kwh/year. Nelson, Kessel L. // Energy User News;Aug96, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p1
Highlights the Educational Testing Service Inc.'s lighting retrofit in March 1996. Conversion of the company's fume hoods; Combination of utility savings and equipment cost reductions; Execution of ventilation control jobs by AccuAire Controls Inc.; Variations of the company's daily shifting...
- Literate college grads? Schroeder, Ken // Education Digest;Feb95, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p74
Offers a look at the report of the Policy Information Center at Educational Testing Service titled `Learning by Degrees: Indicators to Performance in Higher Education.'
- Collaborative planning in West Virginia. McBreen, David; Polis, Kathi // Adult Learning;Mar/Apr96, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p10
Reports on the necessity of state agencies to address the issue of adult literacy. Aptness of Benjamin Franklin's observation on literacy; Steps taken by West Virginia to address problem; Findings of National Adult Literacy Survey (NALS) conducted by Educational Testing Service (ETS).
- ETS, faced with testing times, unveils a for-profit subsidiary. Brenna, Judy // Central New Jersey Business;6/28/95, Vol. 8 Issue 13, p17
Reports on the Educational Testing Service Inc.'s (ETS) plan to form a for-profit subsidiary to take over its activities that earn taxable income. ETS' Losses on government businesses; Revenues in 1994; Four areas on which ETS will focus on after the subsidiary is created.
- Second looks at the U.S. adult literacy survey. // Reading Today;Dec93/Jan94, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p10
Examines various interpretations of the Educational Testing Service's `Adult Literacy in America' report. Caveat on possibility of statistical misinterpretations; Emphases of reading tests; Racial groups lagging in literacy skills; Queries on adequacy of American adult literacy; Tests'...
- ETS Moves K-12 Works Into its Non-Profit Fold. // Educational Marketer;6/10/2002, Vol. 33 Issue 17, p2
Reports on the integration of the services of the two subsidiaries of Educational Testing Service (ETS), the ETS K-12 Works and ETS Technologies, to eliminate for-profit status of K-12 Works and consolidate the activities of the two groups.
- Ofqual Chief Executive goes to Asia Pacific in 2011. // Education (14637073);9/24/2010, Issue 404, p4
The article announces that Isabel Nisbet will leave her position as chief executive of Great Britain's Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) to become the Senior Education Adviser (Asia Pacific Region) for University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE).