“Future of Assessment” Press Releases

Grab Your Pencils and Register Today for the Newest TOEFL iBT® Test Option: TOEFL iBT® Paper Edition

October 12, 2021

ETS announced today its newest and final addition to the TOEFL iBT ® test portfolio, TOEFL iBT ® Paper Edition. Registration for the paper-based test opens today, Tuesday, October 12, with administrations beginning on Saturday, December 11. The test will be initially offered in the United States, India, Mexico and Colombia, with increased availability to other markets expected over the next year.

ETS and the University of Arizona Launch 2021 JD-Next™ Program in Latest Commitment to Diversity in Law School

July 8, 2021

Through the JD-Next program, students develop skills reading cases, analyzing case law, spotting issues and writing clearly.

TOEIC® Speaking Test Revisions Beginning August 7

June 21, 2021

“We’re confident these changes will be seamlessly implemented and positively received by test takers as they look to demonstrate their English speaking ability for workplace communication.”

ETS Integrates with ApplyProof for Seamless Test Score Verification

May 26, 2021

Moreover, through ApplyProof, TOEFL and GRE scores will be securely and efficiently verifiable. When students include their scores in an application, immigration officials, admissions officers and other stakeholders can seamlessly access these official scores through the ApplyProof Platform in a matter of seconds.

Introducing the TOEFL® Essentials ™ test — the World’s New Cutting-edge English-language Assessment

May 19, 2021

The TOEFL Essentials test becomes the second high-stakes English-language proficiency test within the TOEFL® Family of Assessments — joining alongside the TOEFL iBT ® test launched more than 15 years ago.

ETS Introduces HiSET® Exam at Home High School Equivalency Testing Solution

June 15, 2020

ETS, a global leader in educational measurement and learning solutions, announced today the introduction of the HiSET ® Exam at Home, a remote testing solution for test takers who are interested in taking the next step to complete their high school equivalency credential. The HiSET Exam at Home improves access for all test takers by providing them with another way to complete their educational goals in addition to regular testing, which remains limited across the United States due to COVID-19 impacts. Test takers can begin registering for the HiSET Exam at Home on Monday, June 15 with testing beginning Wednesday, June 17.

ETS Introduces Praxis® Tests at Home Solution for Teacher Candidates

May 14, 2020

ETS, a global leader in educational measurement and learning solutions, announced today the introduction of an at home testing solution for the Praxis ® tests. This option is available in addition to regular testing, which remains limited across the United States due to COVID-19 impacts. Teacher-candidates can begin registering for Praxis tests at home on Friday, May 15 for testing beginning Monday, May 18. The launch of the at home solution coincides with the reopening of select Prometric® testing centers that will offer limited seating capacity.

Teaching Quality’s Missing Link

June 17, 2019

When it comes to their child’s performance, parents have a rich trove of information, including grades on homework assignments, report card results, statewide standardized testing, and much more. But something vital is missing — the quality of teaching in the classroom.

2019 TOEFL iBT and GRE Test Center Conference Held in Haikou

June 4, 2019

On May 29 and 30, Educational Testing Service (ETS) and the National Education Examination Authority (NEEA) jointly held the 2019 TOEFL iBT and GRE Test Center Conference in Haikou.