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ETS Stories

At ETS, we believe everyone has a story to tell. Here you’ll find a sampling of the research, developments, perspectives and personal stories shaping the ETS journey to what’s possible and informing the way we pursue our mission.

Stories by Category

What's Possible

The pandemic exacerbated many challenges in education. See how we’re renewing our commitment to enabling learners along their education journeys and contributing to more equitable education experiences for learners worldwide.

ETS Spotlight: Life Pieces To Masterpieces

For over 25 years, Life Pieces To Masterpieces has utilized the power behind a paint brush to fuel artistic expression and develop character and leadership...

ETS Spotlight: The Camden Dream CDF Freedom School

Founded in 2010, The Camden Dream CDF Freedom School passionately serves the South Jersey community by providing cutting-edge, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) curricula...

Back-to-School Q&A: Stacey Clawson Details Jobs for the Future’s Efforts to Build a Future That Works

For nearly forty years, Jobs for the Future (JFF) has worked to accelerate change in the American workforce and education systems to promote economic advancement...

Teaching Strategies & Support

Learn and engage in best practices for improving instruction methods, engaging students and more.

Beyond door-knocking and political ads: How can increasing K–12 civic education get-out-the-vote during future elections?

Several high-profile midterm primary elections have amplified the ongoing national debate about how to engage and inform voters. Although get-out-the-vote efforts focus, naturally, on those...

Is There a Relationship Between Prospective Students’ Backgrounds and the Graduate/Professional Programs and Majors They Select?

There is a limited understanding of the various considerations surrounding student choice when it comes to graduate and professional schools, along with which majors students...

My Turn to Read: A Summer with the Relay Reader™ app

As the world of education continues to evolve, it has become increasingly important to build flexible educational technology that supports learners wherever and however they...

Skills & Adaptive Learning

There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to education. Discover ways to help students excel in learning and skill-building.
 

New ETS and NWEA agreement leverages respective strengths to improve K-12 student learning

In ETS’s continued commitment to provide the K-12 market with quality assessment services, the ink is drying on a new agreement between ETS, ETS’s wholly...

Bridging Education to Career Pathways to Improve Access and Opportunity

Postsecondary education helps us accomplish many things: building an engaged citizenry, supporting societal advances in health, technology, and humanities, and helping individuals reach their potential....

Pipplet & ETS: Proud of Our Progress

Since September 2015, we’ve been on a journey to help individuals gain language certification and companies assess job candidates’ language fluency, and our last year...

Employee Commentary

Stay on top of emerging research and perspectives in education from ETS employees.

A More Equitable Approach to Student Socioeconomic Status Measurement

Efforts to promote equity and ensure opportunity for all learners in the United States requires a deeper understanding of how the supports provided to students...

New ETS and NWEA agreement leverages respective strengths to improve K-12 student learning

In ETS’s continued commitment to provide the K-12 market with quality assessment services, the ink is drying on a new agreement between ETS, ETS’s wholly...

Back-to-School Q&A: Stacey Clawson Details Jobs for the Future’s Efforts to Build a Future That Works

For nearly forty years, Jobs for the Future (JFF) has worked to accelerate change in the American workforce and education systems to promote economic advancement...

Education Equity

How can we as a community help break boundaries and ensure students have access to opportunities and the right support? Explore and share proven ways to make this happen.

Is There a Relationship Between Prospective Students’ Backgrounds and the Graduate/Professional Programs and Majors They Select?

There is a limited understanding of the various considerations surrounding student choice when it comes to graduate and professional schools, along with which majors students...

‘Caring’ Assessments: An Approach to Support Personalized Learning

Students embark on learning experiences with wide variation in their knowledge, skills and opportunities to learn and lived experiences. Good teachers acknowledge and celebrate this...

A More Equitable Approach to Student Socioeconomic Status Measurement

Efforts to promote equity and ensure opportunity for all learners in the United States requires a deeper understanding of how the supports provided to students...