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DRC Acquires Key Assets of CTB

Data Recognition Corporation (DRC), a leading provider of educational assessment services, has agreed to acquire key assets of the CTB assessment business of McGraw-Hill Education. The move will strengthen DRC’s position as a leader in the development and administration of … Continue reading

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Colorado READ Act Approves Summative Assessment TerraNova, Third Edition for Grades K-2

TerraNova®, Third Edition, from CTB/McGraw-Hill, has been selected by the CDE as an approved summative assessment for Grades K–2 to satisfy the requirements of the CO READ Act. TerraNova, Third Edition Complete Battery provides detailed diagnostic information. This series of … Continue reading

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Academic English Language: Why It’s Important

Academic English Language (AEL) is the language used in the classroom, in textbooks, and on tests. It is different than everyday spoken language in many respects, including vocabulary and structure. AEL has become accepted as the foundation for successfully completing … Continue reading

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Acuity Performance Assessment Tasks that Will Prepare You for the Common Core State Standards

@TheAcuityLady writes: A performance assessment task will capture the highest level of cognitive complexity and measure the deepest level of student understanding. I believe in this model for regular classroom assessment more than ever, especially now that more authentic assessment … Continue reading

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