In PreK-12 Testing Market Forecast 2014-2015, Simba examines the academic testing market in schools, with an emphasis on the impact of the implementation of the new common assessmentsand other more rigorous statewide teststo measure proficiency against the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics. Topics of note include the progress made toward the goal of having those assessment systems be delivered online, and the uncertain future of the consortium tests.applies Simba Information's branded expertise in the educational publishing industry to the dynamic market for high-stakes state testing and classroom assessment.
This all-new edition of Simba's popular Academic Testing report offers decision-makers in all facets of the PreK-12 instructional materials industry insights into the most current business information and market trends affecting the highly competitive testing segment.
PreK-12 Testing Market Forecast 2014-2015 provides an overview of the K-12 academic testing market and its key segments: high-stakes statewide testing and formative assessment at the district, school and classroom levels. It drills down each segment, providing market data and forecasts for both print and online testing.
PreK-12 Testing Market Forecast 2014-2015 also provides a complete rundown of the leading vendors currently supplying products and services to the U.S. school testing market. This report is a must-have market and business intelligence tool for publishers and editors, as well as marketing, business development and investment professionals charged with developing strategies to succeed in the U.S. school testing market.
Key Topics Covered:
Chapter 1: Industry Size and Structure Introduction Types of Tests Testing Market Size and Segments Change Agent: Common Core Indecisions, Dropouts, and Delays Backlash Against the Common Core State Standards Teachers Seek Course Correction' Standardized Testing Comes under Increasing Fire Implications for Vendors March Toward Online Delivery Continues Funds Available Thanks To Industry Trends, Improving Economy
Chapter 2: State-Level Tests Introduction Changing Competitive Landscape Different States, Different Strategies Legacy Tests Are Phased Out, After Transition Period States in Transition Case Studies Iowa Undergoing a Review Wyoming: State Stature Precludes Smarter Balanced Trends and Issues in State Testing Interest in Science and STEM Is Percolating Changes Ahead in EOCs, Exit Exams, and Writing Focus on the Youngest and the Oldest Students Special Populations Draw Attention Big Progress On Digital Delivery, But We're Not There Yet
Chapter 3: Classroom-Level Assessments More Rigor Leads To Market Growth, Tempered by Uncertainty Configuration of Open Source Tools Is Unknown Statewide Involvement in Classroom Assessments Trends and Issues in Classroom Assessment Sophistication about Formative Solutions Is on the Rise Focus on Professional Development Demand for Online Products Rises; Infrastructure Remains Spotty Focus on ELA and Math
Chapter 4: Conclusions & Outlook Introduction Classroom Buying To Out-Pace State-Level Purchases Continued Transition to Online Delivery The State-Level Assessment Market: More Uncertainty Ahead Classrooms Continue to Embrace Formative Processes Next Frontier: Science Assessments Ahead Looking for Improved Accommodations Piloting Performance Assessments Ramifications for Assessment Vendors
Chapter 5: Who's Who Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI) ACT American Institutes for Research (AIR) Amplify ASSETS Council for Aid to Education CTB/McGraw-Hill Curriculum Associates Data Recognition Corp. Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) Edmentum ELPA21 Educational Testing Services (ETS) K-3 Formative Assessment Consortium MasteryConnect Measured Progress Naiku National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) Pacific Metrics PARCC Pearson Education Peoples Education Questar Assessment Renaissance Learning Riverside Publishing Scantron SEG Measurement Smarter Balance Triumph Learning Vantage Labs WestEd WIDA Consortium
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