K-12 Standardized Test Publishers Jockey For Positions in the No Child Left Behind Era
- Venture Capital Squeeze Helps Create Buyers' Market For Publishers In Search of Bundled Content, Tech. // Electronic Education Report;8/15/2001, Vol. 8 Issue 16, p1
Reports that K-12 educational materials purveyors seeking to provide one stop shopping solutions for United States schools fueled alliances and partnerships in the first half of 2001.
- Getting It Right So They Can Get It Right: An Overview of the Special Series. Daly III, Edward J.; McCurdy, Merilee // School Psychology Review;2002, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p453
Introduces a series of articles on studies of academic assessment and intervention based on federal education law and special education research by the federal government.
- Texas Lawmakers Propose End to Pre-College Test. // Community College Week;5/12/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 20, p23
Focuses on the proposal of legislators in Texas to eliminate the Texas Academic Program Skills test. Stance of opponents; Sections that students must pass; Cost of the remedial program.
- Test Prep/College Services Providers Post Over 20% Gains. // Educational Marketer;3/17/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p7
Reports on test preparation and college services providers' revenue growth in 2002 in the U.S. Factors that influenced the revenue growth of the businesses; Amount of the companies' revenue increase; Companies' efforts to enhance their test-preparation businesses.
- Spate of New Testing Contracts as NCLB Exam Deadline Nears. // Educational Marketer;2/16/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p4
Reports on states' restructuring of the testing programs to meet No Child Left Behind accountability mandates, creating sales opportunities for test preparation and scoring companies.
- What the papers say. Marshall, Michael // Education (14637073);10/22/2004, Issue 155, p7
Presents information on several newspaper articles that comment on the 14-19 examination system reform recommended by Mike Tomlinson, former chief inspector of England. "CBI Threat to Boycott Flawed Exam Reforms," published in "The Times"; "For Our Children's Sake Charles Clarke Should Bin This...
- N.C. Scrapping Policy Meant To End Social Promotion. A. P. // Education Week;10/20/2010, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p4
The article reports that the North Carolina board of education plans to repeal a policy requiring promotion exams for third, fifth, and eighth grade students, and instead plans to establish standards to evaluate schools and teachers based on student performance.
- N.J. Panel Passes Bill That Requires "Truth in Testing". // Education Week;11/10/1982, Vol. 2 Issue 10, p3
The article reports on the passing of truth-in-testing law which was drafted by the higher-education committee of the New Jersey Assembly. The bill would allow the examinees to know their scores, to see questions, their answer sheets, and correct answers after they had taken the test. It also...
- EAZs show limited and inconsistent effect: study. Hubbard, Ben // Education (14637073);4/11/2003, Issue 97, p2
Reports on the effect of the education action zones introduced by the Government of England on results in national tests according to a study by researchers from the University of London Institute of Education. Impact of the zones on the perception of parents in education; Schools typically...