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CTB/McGraw Hill Launches The TASC, New High School Equivalency Assessment To Improve Accessibility And Affordability For Adult Learners

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CTB has extensive experience in developing assessments for the adult basic education market. For more than 45 years, CTB's TABE has been the leading measure of achievement used by educators, states and employers to assess the knowledge and skills of adult learners. CTB's expertise and capabilities in assessing adult basic education allowed the company to respond quickly to states' need for a more affordable, accessible alternative high school equivalency assessment that is aligned to the Common Core State Standards.



The TASC covers English language arts (including reading and writing), math, science, social studies. The TASC will be available in English and Spanish and in large print, Braille and audio versions. The base price of the exam is $54 per student, which includes scoring and essential materials.

More information on the TASC can be found at www.CTB.com/TASC.

About CTB/ McGraw-HillCTB/ McGraw-Hill, a division of McGraw-Hill Education, has an 85-year record of innovation and excellence in assessment, and serves more than 18 million students in all 50 states and in 49 countries. One of the first American publishers to introduce objective, standardized achievement tests to schools, today CTB/ McGraw-Hill is a leader in testing with recognized products for online interim and formative, adult, and language proficiency assessment. Dedicated to advancing the use of student performance data to inform instructional decision making, CTB/ McGraw-Hill's innovation continues today with technologies that include Web-based assessment and reporting, student response device software, and artificial intelligence for automated scoring of student essays. For more information, visit  CTB.com/AboutUs.

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Brian BelardiMcGraw-Hill Education(212) 904-4827 brian.belardi@mheducation.com

 

SOURCE McGraw-Hill Education

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