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September 14, 2016 Press Release

15 Exceptional Indian Students Awarded 2016 TOEFL® Scholarships

ETS awarded scholarships, valued at US$105,000, for academic study in 2016–2017

Fifteen Indian students with proven academic excellence were awarded 2016 TOEFL® scholarships by Educational Testing Service (ETS). Scholarships were awarded to exceptional TOEFL test takers in India who are in pursuit of undergraduate or graduate study abroad. The scholarships are worth a total of US$105,000, US$7,000 each.

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September 13, 2016 Press Release

What Does Friendship Mean to you? Tell Us in Your Words.

TOEFL® Young Students Series GO English! project encourages classrooms to communicate about friendship using their English-language skills

Calling all English-language teachers and students! It’s been said that finding a true friend is a priceless treasure. Now we want to know what friendship means to you. Starting September 13, Educational Testing Service (ETS®) and the TOEFL® program invite you and other English-language classrooms from around the globe to participate in the third edition of the TOEFL® Young Students Series GO English! project.

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September 09, 2016 Press Release

New Report Highlights the Potential to Use Aggregate Early Care and Education Workforce Registry Data

Access to such data could shed light on the child care workforce’s training needs

With increased attention to ensuring that all young children enter school ready to learn, policymakers face the daunting task of determining the qualifications and training needs of the child care workforce. Now, a new study from Educational Testing Service (ETS) looks at the importance of early care and education (ECE) workforce registries as valuable tools in that undertaking.

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August 25, 2016

Same Skills, Different Credentials: Who Do You Choose?

This may be more relevant to some more than others, but let’s all pretend we’re looking to hire someone for an entry-level job that requires a high school education. Reviewing a stack of applications you frustratingly ask yourself if people actually read job descriptions before applying. Your desk becomes a disheveled workplace/dining table trying to get this position filled. Is that honey mustard on your keyboard?  

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August 17, 2016 Coverage Video

Making Ways Out of “No Way”

Examples of perseverance and courage were on full display at the Educational Testing Service (ETS) campus. Applicants from varying backgrounds and circumstances overcame obstacles, such as poverty, violence or illness, and succeeded in their high school careers earning them an ETS Community Action Fund (ECAF) scholarship.

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