Standards and Assessment News | November 1

Colorado and Wyoming release standards for public comment. Assessment changes continue to make news as several states announce vendor selections. Tennessee works to correct TNReady test scoring errors. Follow us on Twitter @CommonCorner for daily education news updates.

Standards and Assessment News | October 15

States continue to make changes to assessment programs. In this digest, we share assessment vendor selection news from Iowa and Indiana as West Virginia continues with plans to adopt the SAT. Georgia pursues the US DOE’s Innovative Assessment Pilot program.

Certica Solutions Welcomes Edupoint to Its Partner Network

Certica Solutions (Certica), provider of the Certica Connect™ edtech platform-as-a-service (PaaS), today announced that K-12 software provider Edupoint® Educational Systems (Edupoint) has joined Certica’s network of partners which integrate the Navigate Item Bank™ to provide a comprehensive, standards-aligned item bank in their technology solutions. Edupoint will offer Navigate through the company’s Synergy® Assessment solution.

Standards and Assessment News | October 1

NY announces adoption of new Math and ELA standards as New Mexico makes latest draft of science standards available for public comment. New Hampshire replaces SBAC tests with a state assessment with items created by AIR. Certica tweets assessment and standards news daily @CommonCorner.

Standards and Assessment News | September 1

As the school year begins across the country, US DOE provides more detail about the Innovative Assessment Pilot Program. Changes to elementary level assessment programs are introduced in Arkansas, Pennsylvania, Idaho and Nevada. We offer daily news updates on Twitter @CommonCorner.

Standards and Assessment News | August 15

Oregon creates a coalition to design Ethnic Studies Standards as Wisconsin adopts Computer Science Standards. Looking for more education news, follow us on Twitter @CommonCorner.

Standards and Assessment News | August 1

This installment of Standards and Assessment News includes updates on the Florida Assessment Opt Out Lawsuit and details about standards updates in several states including California, New Hampshire and Tennessee.

Standards and Assessment News | July 1

This month, we are following several states as they announce plans to replace state assessment vendors. Meanwhile, Alaska and Ohio look to reduce testing requirements.

Certica Solutions Acquires ItemLogic

Certica Solutions (Certica), provider of the Certica Connect edtech platform-as-a-service (PaaS), today announced that it has acquired the ItemLogic business from KobellSystems, Inc., the education industry’s leading solution to manage the entire assessment item lifecycle. ItemLogic’s range of item authoring, item banking, workflow, publishing, rendering and scoring features are used by leading assessment publishers and assessment application providers.