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ETS to Acquire Questar Assessment Inc.

By | January 27th, 2017|Portfolio Companies, Questar Assessment, Inc.|

Educational Testing Service (ETS) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Questar Assessment Inc., a leading K–12 assessment solutions provider focused on building a bridge between learning and accountability. Subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions, Questar will become a separate, for-profit subsidiary of ETS. The acquisition allows both organizations [...]

Tennessee Department of Education Intends to Award TCAP Suite of State Assessments to Questar Assessment

By | July 11th, 2016|Portfolio Companies, Questar Assessment, Inc.|

The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) today announced that it intends to choose Questar Assessment, a K–12 assessment solutions provider focused on building a bridge between learning and accountability, as its primary contractor to develop, administer, score, and provide reports for its Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP), including Grades 3–8 State Summative Assessments in English [...]

New York State Education Department Awards Grades 3-8 Assessment Contract to Questar, Inc.

By | July 10th, 2015|News & Updates, Portfolio Companies, Questar Assessment, Inc.|

The State Education Department today announced that Questar Assessment, Inc. will be awarded the contract to develop the State’s grades 3-8 ELA and mathematics assessments.  The contract with Questar, Inc. must still be approved by the Attorney General and State Comptroller.  The new contract, valued at approximately $44 million, will run for five years and [...]

State Board Approves Statewide Assessment Contract with Questar Assessment Inc.

By | April 20th, 2015|News & Updates, Portfolio Companies, Questar Assessment, Inc.|

The Mississippi Board of Education voted today to approve a 10-year, $110.9 million statewide testing contract with Questar Assessment Inc., beginning in the 2015-16 school year. The cost for the first year of the contract is up to $13.3 million. Minneapolis-based Questar has implemented more than 100 large-scale assessment programs across 19 different states since [...]

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Questar welcomes Theodore Naegeli as new President and CEO

By | May 14th, 2013|Portfolio Companies, Questar Assessment, Inc.|

Questar Assessment, Inc. (Questar),announced that Theodore (Ted) Naegeli has assumed the position of President and CEO of the company. Questar is a leading educational assessment provider for states, school districts, and higher education institutions. Serving on the Board of Directors of Questar Assessment since 2006, and its Chairman for the past year, Naegeli has been [...]

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Questar’s Degrees of Reading Power (DRP) Recommended as Highly Effective Text Complexity Tool by New Common Core Standards Study

By | August 22nd, 2012|Portfolio Companies, Questar Assessment, Inc.|

Questar Assessment, Inc., a leading educational assessment provider for states, school districts, and higher education institutions, announced that its Degrees of Reading Power (DRP) text analysis tool has been confirmed by independent research as a highly reliable quantitative measure of text complexity – one of the cornerstones of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in [...]

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Questar Assessment, Inc., Appoints Daniel Luk as Chief Technology Officer

By | May 13th, 2012|Portfolio Companies, Questar Assessment, Inc.|

Questar Assessment, Inc.  (Questar), a leading educational assessment provider for states, school districts, and higher education institutions, recently appointed Daniel Luk as Chief Technology Officer. In this newly created role, Luk will provide leadership for Questar’s core technology and technology operations. “With more than 20 years of technical, operational, and management experience, Dan possesses extensive [...]