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California Approves TASC Test as a Statewide Alternative High School Equivalency Exam

The California Department of Education has announced that they have selected McGraw-Hill Education CTB’s TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion™) test as a state-approved assessment leading to a high school equivalency certificate. The decision is the latest development in an ongoing movement … Continue reading

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New Technology-Enhanced Resources from Acuity!

This week, we announced the launch of more than 1,600 new digital Acuity® Instructional Resources built exclusively for the comprehensive Acuity Common Core K–12 assessment solution. Developed specifically to address the requirements of the Common Core State Standards, these highly … Continue reading

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Indiana Selects TASC as State’s Official High School Equivalency Exam

Great news! Last week Indiana Department of Workforce Development announced that they selected TASC™ (Test Assessing Secondary Completion™) as the state’s sole high school equivalency assessment for Indiana’s 15,000 annual test takers seeking a high school equivalency credential. This decision is part … Continue reading

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TASC: Ready, Set, GO January 2014!

Many educators are preparing for a big change: The standard high school equivalency test, used since 2002, will not be available for retakes after December 31, 2013.  What this means is that states across the U.S. must decide on a … 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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