Thursday, June 30, 2005

TN DOE awards assessment contract

The Princeton Review's K-12 Services Wins Tennessee Statewide Contract for Formative Assessments
Thursday June 30, 11:26 am ET

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Katzman, CEO of The Princeton Review Inc. (Nasdaq: REVU - News), announced that the Tennessee Department of Education has awarded the company's K-12 Services division a statewide contract to implement formative assessments. Tennessee's program will be one of the first in the country to provide formative assessments on a statewide basis.


The contract with The Princeton Review provides online delivery of formative assessments, which are tests in math and reading given at strategic intervals throughout the school year. The Princeton Review is also providing professional development for Tennessee's teachers to help them understand the data and how to use the results to make instruction responsive to students' needs. This project is funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee.

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