Dr. Jennifer Dunn to Present at TEDxPiscataquaRiver

“Using Data to Motivate Change” explores the science behind tests Dover, N.H.—May 3, 2016—Dr. Jennifer Dunn, Director of Psychometrics, Research, and Data and Reporting at Measured Progress, is one of 11 speakers featured at a local, independently organized TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) event. TEDxPiscataquaRiver takes place on May 6, 2016, in Portsmouth, NH, with […]

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Measured Progress Partners with Activate Learning to Add NGSS-Aligned Assessment to Leading Science Curriculum

New partnership supports school districts in their transition to Next Generation Science Standards* DOVER, N.H.—March 30, 2016—Measured Progress, Inc. is pleased to announce a partnership with Activate Learning to combine high-quality, standards-based science assessments with a world-class science curriculum. The announcement will be made from the National Science Teachers Association’s (NSTA) annual conference being held […]

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Measured Progress Selects New System to Deliver Online Assessments in Montana and North Dakota

Measured Progress contracted American Institutes for Research to deploy tests DOVER, N.H.—January 28, 2016—Measured Progress today informed the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (Smarter Balanced®) that it will not deploy the consortium’s open-source online assessment delivery system in Montana and North Dakota this spring. Instead, Measured Progress has contracted American Institutes for Research (AIR) to deploy a […]

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Measured Progress Awarded Multi-State Alternate Assessment Contract

Based on Alternate Achievement Standards for students with significant cognitive disabilities DOVER, N.H.—January 20, 2016—As the fiscal agent on behalf of the Multi-State Alternate Assessment (MSAA) participating states, the Arizona Department of Education has awarded Measured Progress the contract for the new MSAA. Transitioning from the work of the National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) […]

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The Testing Company with a Soul

The effectiveness of educational programs at all levels cannot be determined unless we measure student performance. Cold, hard (education) data gets a makeover. Quoted from EdTech Digest | Interview by Victor Rivero Martin Borg joined Measured Progress as president in November of 2008 and was appointed chief executive officer in 2011. Martin is an experienced and dedicated educator […]

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Measured Progress Awarded Maine Statewide Assessment

College Board SAT included DOVER, N.H.—December 3, 2015—The Maine Department of Education has awarded Measured Progress the contract for the 2015-16 Maine Educational Assessments (MEA) in mathematics and ELA/literacy for grades 3–8 and third-year high school. Announcing the award, Maine Acting Education Commissioner William H. Beardsley acknowledged that the Request for Proposals (RFP) reflected the […]

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Measured Progress Partners with ItemLogic

DOVER, N.H.—October 21, 2015—Measured Progress, Inc. is pleased to announce a partnership with ItemLogic to develop and deliver technology-enhanced items (TEIs) in its COMMON CORE™ Assessments product suite. ItemLogic is the assessment industry’s leading solution for authoring, producing, distributing, and rendering technology-enhanced interactions for today’s assessment platforms used in districts and classrooms. TEIs are test […]

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Measured Progress and McREL Call for a New, More Balanced Formula for Assessment Using Curriculum-Embedded Performance Assessments

DENVER—February 19, 2015—Leaders from two national education organizations focused on assessment, research, and instructional practice are calling for a fundamental rebalancing of the formula schools use to assess students by placing greater emphasis on the use of curriculum-embedded performance assessments, or CEPAs. “Educators, parents, students, and policymakers are voicing growing frustration with the current models […]

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Measured Progress Awarded Contracts for Smarter Balanced Test Administration in Three States

Montana, Nevada, and North Dakota tap the not-for-profit organization for implementation DOVER, N.H.—January, 2015— Montana’s Office of Public Instruction (OPI), the Nevada Department of Education (NDE), and the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (DPI) have chosen Measured Progress to fulfill their contracts for implementation of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (Smarter Balanced®) statewide assessment program. […]

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