“Teaching & Learning” Press Releases

ETS Strategic Capital Invests in Degreed

June 28, 2021

This latest strategic investment by the private equity and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) arm of the organization is intended to continue to advance and grow ETS’s educational business and mission through high-growth deal making.

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 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.

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

June 20, 2016

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.

New Program Informs Teachers’ Ethical Decision Making

April 18, 2016

Educators engage with the most vulnerable populations and good intentions aren’t enough to drive decisions. Ethics goes beyond a simple right vs. wrong and there is a clear and compelling gap in educators’ professional continuum. Now, the research-based ProEthica program offers educators techniques and strategies for improving awareness of professional risks and vulnerabilities, and for the application of professional ethics in daily decision making.