Tuesday, 31 January 2012 14:46 CST
Colorado third state to join collaborative to develop innovative new assessment system for career education
Wednesday, 18 January 2012 11:25 CST
The Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation (CETE) at the University of Kansas announces that Colorado has joined the collaborative of educational experts working to develop the Career Pathways Assessment System (cPass). cPass is a new, innovative assessment for determining students’ career readiness. This tool will use computer-based tests with innovative item types and performance assessments to help students and states compete in an ever-changing global economy and ensure a capable and effective workforce.
Friday, 6 January 2012 15:40 CST
The Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation will hold the “Conference on Statistical Detection of Potential Test Fraud” on May 23 and 24 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence campus. Though test fraud is a topic of growing public concern, this is the first ever scholarly conference focusing on statistical approaches for identifying such problems. Conference topics include current statistical methods used by testing organizations to identify potential test fraud, and research into new statistical approaches.
Tuesday, 3 January 2012 16:22 CST
Progress has been made one year into a five-year grant awarded in 2010 to the University of Kansas Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation (CETE) by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. The $22 million grant — the largest in KU history — was awarded to fund development and evaluation of a new generation of alternate assessments for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities — the Dynamic Learning Maps Alternative Assessment System (DLM). Thirteen states are participating in the project: Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.