“Future of Assessment” Press Releases

ETS Announces New Learning Tool to Support Teacher Candidates Becoming Professional Educators

November 18, 2021

ETS announced today the launch of the Praxis® Learning Paths™ program, a new online, interactive course to help aspiring teachers strengthen their content, knowledge and skills as they take the next steps in their journey to becoming professional educators. The Praxis Learning Paths program — created by ETS, a nonprofit research, learning and assessments organization, and University Instructors, a leader in student and educator learning and training — meets teacher candidates where they are by offering them customized support and preparation for their Praxis® tests.

ETS Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the TOEFL® and GRE® Tests Entering China in Beijing with Symposium

October 25, 2021

Today ETS hosted a symposium in Beijing in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the TOEFL® and GRE® tests in China. Leaders and representatives from the China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE), the Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges of the Ministry of Education (MOE), the National Education Examinations Authority (NEEA), the Beijing Education Examinations Authority, ETS and other organizations attended the seminar. The “TOEFL China 40 People in 40 Years” list released by ETS was also unveiled during the meeting.

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.