Education News

  • Cengage Learning Unveils Details of Write Experience September 2, 2011   Cengage Learning Unveils Details of Write Experience; an Innovative Approach to Drafting and Assessing Written Assignments Using Artificial Intelligence Stamford, CT, August 30, 2011—Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions, introduces Write Experience, an innovative new digital technology created to automatically assess writing assignments ...
  • Crossing Boundaries: Postsecondary Readiness Assessment in Florida July 19, 2011 Original article written by Judith Bilsky and published by Change Magazine     No one, least of all educators, would dispute that scholarly collaboration by all players in the educational pipeline is key to the seamless, successful progression of students from pre-K to university study. In reality, mutually defining the learning expectations common to K-12 and higher ...
  • Higher Ed Partnership Aims to Improve Outcomes for Virginia Community College Students June 20, 2011 Unique diagnostic and placement platform targets students’ deficiencies to help them succeed EWING, NJ  (June 7, 2011) – McCann Associates and Virginia’s Community Colleges  (VCCS)  are collaborating to implement McCann’s College Success™ platform as the diagnostic and placement testing system for all of Virginia’s 23 community colleges. Working in accordance with VCCS developmental courses redesign, the College ...
  • Florida Department of Education and McCann Associates Roll Out Nation’s First Common-Core-Based College Readiness Test November 8, 2010 Florida’s PERT Test to Utilize McCann’s College Success™ Platform EWING, N.J., November 8, 2010 – McCann Associates and the Florida Department of Education announced today that they have successfully implemented the nation’s first and only state assessment to incorporate Common Core Standards. The assessment, the Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT), has been successfully launched in 28 colleges. ...
  • Florida Department of Education Selects McCann Associates to Develop and Deliver a New Florida College Placement Exam May 6, 2010 McCann’s College Success™ Platform to be utilized to measure College Readiness Skills and Placement EWING, N.J., May 6, 2010 – The Florida Department of Education announced today that it has selected McCann Associates to develop, deliver and score the state’s new College Placement Test. The assessment, which is being customized to align with the Common Core College ...