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 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 nonprofit 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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