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TEA Selects PEG Writing for Pilot of Online Writing Practice and Formative Assessment
DURHAM, NC (November 3, 2014) — PEG Writing®, the Web-based writing platform developed by Measurement Incorporated, has been selected by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for a statewide pilot of online writing practice, instruction, and formative assessment. Under the pilot program, up to 50,000 Texas students in grades 6-12 will receive subscriptions to PEG Writing through their schools to achieve the following goals:
- Supply students with more practice, feedback, and tools to improve their writing skills
- Increase writing evaluation efficiency and allow teachers more time to focus on strategies to enhance and differentiate instruction based on student needs
- Help administrators monitor writing performance and improve writing instruction