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June 20, 2016 News Press Release

Does America Need Pre-K Age 4 National Learning Standards?

As the nation mulls over this question, a new report from Educational Testing Service (ETS), explores the benefits and challenges of such an effort just as policymakers and educators work to ensure a strong start for our earliest learners.

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June 16, 2016 News Press Release

Experts: The Promise of College Requires Sustainable Funding

Over 100 College Promise programs across the nation currently fund responsible students working to complete the first two years of community college. But, the future success of such efforts depends on sustainable funding and that’s what brought academic researchers, business leaders, foundation heads and economists to Princeton for a two-day conference this month.

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June 15, 2016 News

7 Things Institutions Should Consider Before SLO Testing

With college loan debts soaring,more students and their families — along with policymakers, accrediting bodies and employers — are asking for concrete evidence about the quality of education provided at colleges and universities.

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June 09, 2016 News Press Release

An Examination of Opt-Out

As the 2016 testing season winds down and educators look toward implementing the new Every Student Succeeds Act, debates over testing policies and practices continue. One of those debates received national attention starting in 2015, led by organized groups of parents removing their children from testing, referred to as the Opt-Out movement.

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June 08, 2016 News Press Release

Thousands of Students Around the World Participate in Second Annual

TOEFL® Young Students Series GO English! Project

English-language learners from across the globe submitted more than 850 projects for the 2015 TOEFL® Young Students Series GO English! project, “Your Culture. In Your Words.” The program inspires students to practice and improve their English-language skills in the classroom under the guidance of their English-language teachers.

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