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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.


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.


Matt Chapman, CEO at NWEA, is interviewed in this SmartBrief feature on “Implementing student-centered learning” in which he outlines what schools need to do to put it in place, how...


Riverside Unified School District adopts MAP growth assessments for use throughout their 14 traditional middle and high schools, serving nearly 13,000 students.


National Task Force on Assessment Education, in partnership with the Council of Chief State School Officers, releases new guidance to provide recommendations and language for professional development and parent and...


Edmentum, a leading provider of web-based learning solutions, and NWEA are expanding their partnership to give schools and districts flexibility to leverage tools they are currently using to meet individual...


“Leading from the Classroom,” is a podcast series featuring firsthand accounts from the 2016 State Teachers of the Year. Each episode features a different teacher sharing a personal and poignant...


NWEA has launched a pilot program to certify that MAP growth assessment results are incorporated and represented with fidelity on platforms that aggregate student and school data. Chicago-based Otus has signed...


Killeen Independent School District (ISD) has selected the NWEA  Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) growth assessments for use with almost 30,000 students in kindergarten through eighth grade. The district piloted...


Computer adaptive academic growth assessment Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) for Science has been aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*. Developed for grades 3-8, MAP for Science precisely...


In an effort to support educators in understanding, interpreting, and using data for maximum student academic growth, NWEA is releasing a series of new reports for the Measures of Academic...


We are proud to announce our 10th partnership with an instructional content provider, Curriculum Crafter, signifying a new milestone for in-depth content integration in the industry. These partnerships allow educators to select...


Representing a true breakthrough in education technology, NWEA has developed and integrated accessibility and accommodations capabilities into its MAP assessment. Starting fall 2016, any student with visual disabilities or impairments...


A new Gallup report commissioned by NWEA reveals educators, parents and students want a balanced approach to K-12 testing, utilizing a variety of academic assessments with a strong preference for those...


In this central Illinois farming community data is being used to identify high-performing students and to lift them even higher. Read the full case study at this link.


NWEA has launched a new iPad app called NWEA MAP Testing that will enable students to take assessments using touchscreen technology. This app will provide an experience that is ideal for...


Goshen, IN – In a recent article published by Goshen News, NWEA and MAP were featured prominently as a solution for measuring students based on their growth. Educators from around the state...


NWEA has been named a WebbAlign Depth of Knowledge Partner by the Wisconsin Center for Education Products and Services (WCEPS). The certification is awarded to organizations that participate in regular...


Matt Chapman was interviewed and quoted extensively in a article from Education Dive, a leading industry newsletter. The article, called What should districts keep in mind when weighing new federal...