Illuminate Education has acquired FastBridge Learning, a research-driven assessment platform that helps teachers measure and monitor student progress. Together, the companies comprise educator-driven Illuminate Education. The company provides formative assessments and assessment platforms, data that informs instruction, and the ability for educators to build strong systems of support within their districts.
Founded in 2015, FastBridge Learning was invented by Dr. Theodore J. Christ and Dr. Zoheb Borbora, with scholarly contributions from leading educational researchers from the University of Minnesota and colleges of education around the country. The organization, serving nearly 2 million educators and students across 45 states, including a statewide implementation in Iowa, is committed to building knowledge and improving educational assessments. Its Formative Assessment System for Teachers (FAST™) is the only K-12 solution that combines Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) and Computer-Adaptive Testing (CAT) for reading, math and social-emotional behavior.
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