United States PreK-12 Testing Market Forecast 2016-2017: Testing Market Valued at $2.46 Billion in 2015-2016 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "PreK-12 Testing Market Forecast 2016-2017" report to their offering.

In PreK-12 Testing Market Forecast 2016-2017, this report examines the academic testing market in schools, with an emphasis on the impact of the Every Student Succeeds Act, the states' reexamination of their testing programs to find ways to streamline, the movement back to state-specific standards from the Common Core, and the uncertainty that reigns at the beginning the Trump era.

Key issues addressed in the report are the progress made toward the goal of having statewide assessments be delivered online, the quest to create innovative assessments, movement toward the creation of balanced assessment systems, and the increasing recognition of a formative assessment process as critical to learning.

This new edition offers fresh insight in:

- The evolution of high stakes statewide tests

- Increasing customization in classroom-level assessments

- Progress in online testing at both the state and local levels

Topics analyzed in the new report include:

- Growth drivers at the federal and state level

- Momentum in online testing

- Lead testing contractors by state

- Flexibility of funding sources

- Impact of federal education policy changes

- Impact of local groundswell for testing changes

- High schools at the center of change

- Shifting competitive landscape among testing providers

- Rise of teacher-created classroom assessments

- Computer adaptive testing

- Piloting performance assessments

- Projections of future growth by category through 2019-2020

- Capsule summaries of 25 leading PreK-12 testing providers

Key Topics Covered:

Executive Summary

Testing Market Valued at $2.46 Billion in 2015-2016

High-Stakes Assessments Drive Sales of $1.12 Billion

Classroom Assessments Almost Keep Pace

The Next Area of Growth: Science

Online Testing Still Growing

State-Level Online Sales Outpace Digital Classroom Sales

Addressing Niche Populations

Flexible Funding: One of Many Areas of Uncertainty

Chapter 1: Industry Size And Structure

Introduction

Types of Tests

Testing Market Size And Segments 6

Change Agent: Essa

The Trump Administration And the 2017 Congress

Policy Changes On the State And Local Side

Backlash Against Too Much Testing

Leaps Forward in Online Delivery

Flexibility, New Administration Add to Funding Uncertainty

Vendors Face Uncertainty, Too

Chapter 2: State-Level Tests

Market Size And Growth

Ever-Changing Landscape

Case Study On Change: Massachusetts

Testing Reductions

High School: Focus of Change

Impact On Vendors

Moving Online: Continued Evolution

Issues Abound

A Case Study of Online Challenges: Tennessee

Changes Ahead

Competitive Landscape

Digital Challenges Spur Change

Consortia: Changing Business Models for Challenging Times

Case Study of a Consortium State: Vermont

Consolidation Reduces Number of Players

Chapter 3: Classroom-Level Assessments

Competitive Landscape

Embrace of Formative Assessment Process

Striving for a Balanced Assessment System

Increased Interest in Formative Assessment On the State Level

Relying On the Consortia

Increase in Customization

Integration of Assessments And Educational Materials

Role of Test Prep

Teacher-Created Assessments

March Toward Online

Need for Professional Learning

Chapter 4: Trends Affecting Assessment

Onward Toward Science Assessments

Computer Adaptive Testing And AI Scoring

Case Study in Computer-Adaptive Testing: Virginia

Ai Scoring And Other Technology Improvements

Challenge: How to Engage Students

Piloting Performance Assessments

Improving Accommodations

The Rise of Native-Language Tests

Assessing Below Grade 3

A Hold On Speaking And Listening

Chapter 5: Conclusions And Outlook

Slow Growth Ahead for the Assessment Market As a Whole

Strong Growth in Online Assessment Continues

Uncertain Times to Continue

Pockets of Growth

Ramifications for Assessment Vendors

Chapter 6: Who's Who Act

American Institutes for Research (Air)

Amplify

College Board

Curriculum Associates

Data Recognition Corp.

Edmentum

Educational Testing Service

Hmh Assessment

Masteryconnect

Mastery (Formerly Peoples) Education

Measured Progress

Naiku

Northwest Evaluation Association

Pacific Metrics

Parcc

Pearson Education

Questar Assessment

Renaissance Learning

Scantron

Seg Measurement

Smarter Balanced

Triumph Learning

Vantage Labs

Wested

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Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T. Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Related Topics: Education