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  • NWEA Adds Further Expertise to Enhance Efforts in Math Content

    NWEA Adds Further Expertise to Enhance Efforts in Math Content

    Tammy Baumann, Ph.D., joins the Content Advocacy and Design team to support initiatives in mathematics Portland, Ore. – Jan. 12, 2021 – Tammy Baumann, Ph.D., joins NWEA – a not-for-profit...

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  • NWEA Expert Recognized for Leadership in Addressing Effects of Systemic Racism on the Early Years of Life

    NWEA Expert Recognized for Leadership in Addressing Effects of Systemic Racism on the Early Years of Life

    Dr. Aaliyah Samuel has been selected as Senior Fellow for the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University Portland, Ore. – Dec. 8, 2020 – As the first Black...

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  • NWEA Adds Renowned English Literacy Arts Expert  to Its Content and Design Team

    NWEA Adds Renowned English Literacy Arts Expert to Its Content and Design Team

    Miah Daughtery, Ed.D., will lead English literacy efforts in content advocacy and design   Portland, Ore. – Oct. 6, 2020 – Miah Daughtery, Ed.D., is the new Director of Content...

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  • New book co-edited by NWEA expert  examines best practices in assessment

    New book co-edited by NWEA expert examines best practices in assessment

    NWEA’s Dr. Beth Tarasawa, along with colleagues at Bellwether Education Partners and Michigan State University, explore assessment practices that promote equity and student learning. Portland,...

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  • Washington approves innovative NWEA assessment  to help screen for dyslexia and early literacy skills

    Washington approves innovative NWEA assessment to help screen for dyslexia and early literacy skills

    MAP Reading Fluency was added to list of recommended literacy screening tools for Washington’s K – 2 students   Portland, Ore. – Sept. 18, 2020 – NWEA – a not-for-profit...

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  • NWEA Adds Renowned Mathematics Expert  to Its Content and Design Team

    NWEA Adds Renowned Mathematics Expert to Its Content and Design Team

    Ted Coe, Ph.D., will lead efforts in content advocacy and design   Portland, Ore. – Sept. 15, 2020 – Ted Coe, Ph.D., is the new Director of Content Advocacy and...

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  • NWEA Test Questions Recognized as Examples of Quality

    NWEA Test Questions Recognized as Examples of Quality

    A widely used teacher tool will now include NWEA test questions as exemplars. This is a marker of excellence in test question design and a notable distinction in the assessment...

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  • Voice of the Educator: Insights from Educational Leaders on COVID-19 and School Disruptions

    Voice of the Educator: Insights from Educational Leaders on COVID-19 and School Disruptions

    NWEA released today a new study on how schools are preparing for the fall, how spring went and their approach to assessment. Portland, Ore. – August 21, 2020 – NWEA –...

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  • Ohio Department of Education Approves  Use of NWEA MAP® Growth™ and MAP® Reading Fluency™

    Ohio Department of Education Approves Use of NWEA MAP® Growth™ and MAP® Reading Fluency™

    Approval provides quality data tools to Ohio educators to help identify learning gaps and what students are ready to learn next – a critical need in the era of COVID-19...

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  • NWEA’s data now part of IBM’s Teacher Advisor Math Tool

    NWEA’s data now part of IBM’s Teacher Advisor Math Tool

    New partnership brings two educator-focused giants to help mitigate impact on math skills due to COVID-19 school disruptions   Portland, Ore. – August 20, 2020 – NWEA, a not-for-profit assessment...

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  • NWEA and Clever Announce Preferred Partnership

    NWEA and Clever Announce Preferred Partnership

    NWEA and Clever Announce Preferred Partnership Schools using NWEA assessment solutions will benefit from tech advantages   Portland, Oregon – July 6, 2020 – NWEA, a not-for-profit assessment...

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  • Indiana Department of Education Approves NWEA for Use Under the Formative Assessment Grant

    Indiana Department of Education Approves NWEA for Use Under the Formative Assessment Grant

    Indiana Department of Education Approves NWEA for Use Under the Formative Assessment Grant NWEA’s Map® Growth™, MAP® Suite™ and MAP® Suite™ for Early Learners are all approved interim assessments...

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  • NWEA shares plans to provide remote testing as an option this fall

    NWEA shares plans to provide remote testing as an option this fall

    NWEA shares plans to provide remote testing as an option this fall   June 8, 2020 As schools begin work on fall restart plans, uncertainty still lies ahead. At NWEA,...

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  • NWEA CEO Letter to Employees – Racism Must Be Stopped

    NWEA CEO Letter to Employees – Racism Must Be Stopped

    NWEA CEO Letter to Employees – Racism Must Be Stopped June 1, 2020 Team, I write this today with a heavy heart. The events happening in our country are unbelievably painful....

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  • NWEA sends letter to Congressional leadership and USDOE for support during COVID

    NWEA sends letter to Congressional leadership and USDOE for support during COVID

    May 6th, 2020 Senator Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510   Senator Charles Schumer Minority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510 Representative Nancy Pelosi...

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  • NWEA statement regarding remote testing in New York City schools this spring

    NWEA statement regarding remote testing in New York City schools this spring

    NWEA statement regarding remote testing in New York City schools this spring June 1, 2020 We recognize that schools across the nation are making incredible efforts to continue teaching, and...

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  • Statement from NWEA regarding remote testing as an option during school closures

    Statement from NWEA regarding remote testing as an option during school closures

    As schools deal with prolonged closures and the impacts this will have on their students, many are considering if remote testing is an option. The post Statement from NWEA regarding remote testing...

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  • Alabama Department of Education Approves Use of NWEA MAP Suite for Early Learners

    Alabama Department of Education Approves Use of NWEA MAP Suite for Early Learners

    Contract adds MAP Suite to Alabama’s assessment system to identify students at risk for math and reading difficulties, including dyslexia. The post Alabama Department of Education Approves Use of...

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  • NWEA statement on states canceling tests during national emergency

    NWEA statement on states canceling tests during national emergency

    The post NWEA statement on states canceling tests during national emergency appeared first on NWEA.

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  • Statement on Coronavirus

    Statement on Coronavirus

    As the world grapples with an issue of enormous scale and human impact, our hearts go out to all who have been affected by the... The post Statement on...

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