Students Can Now Take PARCC and Colorado Measures of Academic Success: Science and Social Studies Assessments on iPad

Pearson’s Online Test Delivery System, TestNav 8, Available on the App Store

NEW YORK– Feb. 26, 2014 Pearson today announced that TestNav 8, its delivery platform for online testing, is available on the App Store. Now many schools transforming education with iPad can implement new computer-based assessments with Pearson’s TestNav 8 app.

While meeting and maintaining the most stringent security requirements of high-stakes, large-scale assessment programs, TestNav delivers more than 12 million tests annually. This spring, with Pearson’s app, districts where students will take the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) field test assessments and the Colorado Measures of Academic Success: Science and Social Studies (CMAS) can choose to deliver the test on iPad. The ACT Aspire assessments will be available on iPad by spring 2015.

“Pearson is committed to ensuring that all students have access to powerful digital learning tools for accelerating achievement at every point in the learning cycle,” said Douglas Kubach, president, Pearson’s School group. “In preparation for the new online assessments that many schools are undertaking this spring, it is critical that Pearson’s online test delivery system runs effectively on the wide range of technology devices. We are committed to helping students leverage iPad as a tool to take assessments in the classroom environment where they learn everyday.”

About TestNav

TestNav enables schools to administer tests online and on demand, securely and dependably. Today’s students are completely at home in a digital environment and TestNav uses these tools in a student friendly interface that employs interactive tools and innovative items, enhancing the test-taking experience for all computer literacy levels.

About Pearson

Pearson is the world's leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning. For more information about Pearson, visit www.pearson.com.

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