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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