Standards and Testing

Are You Concerned About The Phonic Screening Check 2014?

This year the phonics screening test can be taken at any time during the week commencing 16th June. If a child is absent during that week, they may take the check any time until Friday 27th June.
Jan 8, 2015 |

Standard Tests - Good but not Enough, 2006 Study Claims

The federally required standardized tests required by the 5-year old "No Child Left Behind" act are necessary but not efficient, according to a new study released by the Public Agenda, a nonprofit organization involved in "nonpartisan public policy research," according to their website.
Jan 8, 2015 |

National Council on Measurement in Education

Involved in the construction and use of standardized tests; new forms of assessment, including performance-based assessment; program design; and program evaluation.
Mar 11, 2016 |

Educational Testing Services

Private educational testing and measurement organization offers details of services, tests, research, and career center.
Mar 11, 2016 |

Students Against Testing

Group offers information on current campaigns, downloadable flyers, boycott resources, diiscussion boards, and merchandise.
Mar 11, 2016 |

Peter Sacks

Features books and essays about standardized, intelligence, and achievement testing.
Mar 11, 2016 |

SAT

Offers information, advice, and college requirements regarding the SATs.
Mar 11, 2016 |

Lonestar Education

Showcases tutorial services through standardized test preparation for the students. Presents training techniques and forum index.
Mar 11, 2016 |

Buros Center for Testing

The Buros Center for Testing shares its expertise in assessment-related endeavors by providing critical appraisals of tests and descriptive information, offering psychometric consultation services, and developing deeper understanding of testing and assessment practices. We function as the world’s premier test review center, as well as a...
Feb 2, 2016 |

ACT

At ACT, our mission is to help people achieve education and workplace success. ACT team members bring this mission to life.  Our more than 1,500 employees are driven to make a meaningful difference—and it shows. ACT reaches more than 10 million people in all 50 states and more than 125 countries worldwide. From the elementary grades...
Feb 2, 2016 |

Edible insects give Mexicans a taste of history – and maybe the future

There are crispy brown grasshoppers cooked into that bread. Eating bugs “is confused with being something exotic,” not just by foreigners, but by many city-dwelling Mexicans as well, says Isaac... Read More

Republicans control all of Washington. Why aren't they winning more?

Republicans have a majority in both the House and Senate, and there’s a Republican in the White House. Like many US chief executives before him, President Trump is discovering that partisan... Read More

Trump’s possible logic on North Korea

As North Korea moves to own more nuclear weapons and missiles, will Japan and South Korea seek nuclear weapons rather than rely on the United States – as the preferred cop on the beat – with its... Read More