Organization creates new position to spearhead the creation of next-generation summative, interim and formative assessments
Awards received from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
MAP Accelerator empowers teachers to easily differentiate instruction for all students. More than 150,000 students in four school districts across the nation to pilot new tool this fall.
Organization expands focus on DEIA initiatives in support of its mission to help all students learn; CEO named to diversity council at University of Oregon
Louisiana Department of Education, NWEA, and partners will create assessments that support deeper learning of English language arts and social studies
Inaugural Program Will Award Grants to School Districts and Organizations to Support Academic Growth of Underserved Students
Cites Emphasis on Growth and Instructional Relevance as Reasons for Extending Its Partnership with NWEA
Solution to Help Identify Students At Risk for Reading Difficulties in Grades K-3
Researchers from NWEA’s Collaborative for Student Growth and Center for School and Student Progress Share Insights to Inform Policy and Practice
Expanding its 42-year commitment to education research and in support of its mission to help all students learn, NWEA, the not-for-profit provider of assessment solutions, introduced today three Research and...
Assessments provide educators with a more complete picture of where Spanish-speaking students are in their learning journey and what they are ready to learn next
Bruno and Meyer Lead Development of Assessment Products and Services that Support Teaching and Learning
Educators reflect on what drives, inspires, and motivates them, including their students and love of teaching
Previous Education Director for the National Governors Association Joins NWEA to Support Mission to Help All Kids Learn
04.05.2019 (Updated) New adaptive interim assessment model will provide longitudinal growth data, instructionally relevant insights, and summative proficiency scores
Use of Achievement as Predominate Measure of School Performance Has Potentially Adverse Impact for Low-Income, Historically Marginalized Students
MAP results will now include both Lexile and Quantile measures, providing powerful data to differentiate ELA and math instruction and to monitor growth
Views on Which Skills Should be Taught, Where, and by Whom Vary Widely Teamwork, Critical Thinking, and Creativity Seen as Critical Skills, but Adequate Assessment Is Lagging
Partnership combines leading EdTech company instruction with advanced assessment tools to place students in effective, individualized learning paths
Contract Enables All Mississippi Public School Districts to Use MAP Growth Assessments to Identify Need for Early Reading Interventions
Previous Director of the Division of Accountability Systems for the South Dakota Department of Education Joins NWEA to Support Vision for Innovative State Assessments
MAP Growth Approved for Use in Four Assessment Categories, Including Diagnostic and Standardized Assessments for K-3 Reading
New time-saving, group-administered K-3 oral reading fluency and comprehension assessment earns prestigious industry recognition
More than 300,000 Nebraska students completed the new computer-adaptive assessment custom built by NDE, Nebraska teachers, NWEA. Press Release from the Nebraska Department of Education
Contract Enables All Michigan Public School Districts and Public School Academies to Select MAP Growth to Assess Math and ELA Academic Performance in Grades 3-8
Educators and administrators serve as judges of premier awards for the software and information industries
Presentations in New York City April 12-17 at American Educational Research Association and National Council on Measurement in Education Annual Meetings
NWEA and FEV Tutor Partner to Give Each Student Access to Customized Real-Time Tutoring and On-Demand Support FEV Tutor Uses Students’ MAP Growth Assessment Results to Democratize Private Tutoring
Partnership equips educators with a new way to differentiate each student’s learning experience by connecting MAP Growth assessment with the proven power of DreamBox.
Independent Study Concludes More Than 97 Percent of NWEA’s MAP Growth Assessment Items Align to Common Core State Standards Findings Consistent Across All Grades K-12 in ELA and Math
NWEA has partnered with the Nebraska Department of Education to provide summative, interim, and formative assessments, as well as professional learning opportunities for educators, for the new Nebraska Student-Centered Assessment System....
NWEA Researchers Share Advances in Growth Modeling; Present on Social-Emotional Learning and ESSA, Value-Added Models, Summer Learning Loss at National Conferences in March Presentations at Society for Research on Educational...
MAP Growth has been approved for the fifth year in a row as a “Student Growth Assessment” by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). VDOE awarded a contract to NWEA,...
NWEA Launches MAP Reading Fluency, First and Only K-3 Oral Reading Assessment Using Speech Recognition, Automatic Scoring, Computer Adaptive Technology. Enables group administration to whole class in 20 minutes; assesses...
The 2017 State Teachers of the Year share personal and powerful stories of the moments that have mattered most to them and their students in the second season of the...
Recognition of new MAP Suite assessment system that helps teachers impact instruction
Carnegie Learning and NWEA partner to provide customized learning paths for math instruction.
MAP Growth, from the not-for-profit assessment solutions provider NWEA, won platinum in the assessment category in the 2017 THE Journal Readers’ Choice Awards.
LanguaMetrics, Inc., the developer of the LanguaMetrics™ Speech Platform based on SRI International technology, has awarded exclusive rights in the United States K-20 market to NWEA.
The NWEA board of directors today announced that Christopher Minnich has been named as the organization’s new chief executive officer.
The edtech platform Clever and the not-for-profit assessment solutions provider NWEA announced today a renewed relationship to make it easier for school districts and states to adopt and manage MAP...
NWEA Expands Partnership with Arizona Educators to Support State’s “Move On When Reading” Early Literacy Initiative
Assessments Support Michigan’s Early Literacy Initiative; Tightly Aligned with Michigan Academic Standards
NWEA introduces MAP Growth capability that detects and addresses lack of student engagement in assessment.
NWEA researchers won first place in the first annual Social-Emotional Assessment Design Challenge, a competition for assessments that measure social-emotional learning, or SEL. The winning study, led by NWEA research...
NWEA and Wowzers, a comprehensive online math program for grades K-8, announced that they have forged a partnership to help teachers use MAP Growth assessment results to personalize math instruction...
The Arkansas Department of Education has selected NWEA as a Qualified Vendor for the state’s K-2 assessment program. Starting this fall, school districts can use the NWEA Arkansas K-2 Assessment...
Matt Chapman, who has served as CEO of NWEA for eleven years, announces today that he will be retiring at the end of the calendar year.
Innovative research partnership evaluates program effectiveness, informs data-driven decisions for district Leaders, builds capacity for quality research.