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 |

Readers write: Mealtime memories, prisoner empathy, violence and children

Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? Thank you for your June 12 cover story, “The story of prisoner 5770102414.” Being a published writer, activist, and advocate against the... Read More

Trump’s Putin meeting showed his naiveté, Trump-Putin’s meeting was overhyped, Why Donald Trump Jr.’s handling of Russian lawyer meeting makes things worse, Has China lost its grip on Hong Kong youth?, After Mosul, Islamic State remains a threat

“The meeting between US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit ... confirmed the expected naivete of the American president. “I did not know whether to laugh... Read More

Poland’s challenge to EU values

Poland’s government, elected in 2015 with 38 percent of the vote, appears to be on a collision course with the European Union. In fact, the EU has few tools to punish Poland. One of the EU’s... Read More