Measured Progress Introduces STEM Gauge Elementary

STEM Gauge formative assessment resources now available to support science instruction for elementary grades K–5. STEM Gauge® is a new formative assessment resource that supports classroom instruction in transition to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*. The NGSS represent an innovative approach to science education that supports a child’s learning from kindergarten through high school. These rigorous […]

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Boston Public Schools Select Measured Progress to Provide Formative Assessment Resources

Boston Public Schools recently announced the selection of Measured Progress to provide formative assessment resources for the city’s K-12 schools. Customized assessments, paced to their curriculum, will be constructed for grades 3–12 in English language arts and mathematics. District leaders and teachers plan to administer the tests in the beginning, middle, and end of the […]

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Assessment Services Expands to Help School Districts Grow Local Capabilities

Measured Progress Assessment Services is now expanding its support for districts through two new services: Assessment Review and Professional Development for Scoring. The Measured Progress Assessment Services team works with K–12 school districts of all sizes to provide high-quality, rigorous customized assessments. For districts that seek benchmark assessments to support formative assessment practices, Measured Progress […]

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Measured Progress Awarded WebbAlign Depth of Knowledge Partnership

DOK partnership demonstrates institutional commitment to develop and maintain high-quality assessment content Dover, N.H.—September 9, 2016—Measured Progress announces today that it has been named a WebbAlign Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Partner. Awarded by the Wisconsin Center for Education Products and Services (WCEPS), the partnership certification is granted to educational publishers that have committed to an […]

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Measured Progress Awarded Contract for “Next-Generation” MCAS

Computer-based testing program builds on state’s renowned, high-quality assessment system DOVER, N.H.—August 16, 2016— The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) has awarded Measured Progress a five-year contract for the highly anticipated Next-Generation Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System, known as the Next-Generation MCAS. The Commonwealth decided last winter to create a new assessment program […]

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Measured Progress Adds Content to Formative Content Bank

The latest release of the Measured Progress Formative Content Bank adds roughly ten percent more items across all grade levels and in both content areas, math and reading. This release also includes pre-configured quizzes (Testlets). Because Testlets are now included, the name has been adjusted accordingly, from Formative Item Bank to Formative Content Bank. The release […]

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Measured Progress Employee Featured in NGSS Article

As an NSTA curator and a science content expert, Measured Progress employee Janet Dykstra was prominently featured in an August 3 article on Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS*) from online education industry site Education Dive. The article, “New science standards urge shift from ‘learning about’ to ‘figuring out’,” profiled the three-dimensional approach to teaching and […]

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Measured Progress Featured in The Boston Globe

Measured Progress was the subject of an in-depth look by the The Boston Globe on how a statewide assessment is created. “The 7 steps to making a standardized test: Inside the New Hampshire not-for-profit where assessments like the MCAS are born” was published online on June 7, followed by a print version in the June […]

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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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