Research Capabilities and Services

Our research staff includes internationally distinguished research scientists, psychometricians and assessment experts. Together, they work to:

  • provide fair, accurate and meaningful products and services
  • drive innovation that advances assessment, learning and teaching
  • provide content, methods and processes for manufacturing our products
  • advance the field of educational measurement
  • promote effective and equitable education policy

Our research focuses on three core areas:

Assessment Development and Analysis >

Learn how we develop and analyze operational tests.

Assessment Research >

Learn how we engage in research to innovate and improve assessments.

Policy Research >

Learn how our Policy Evaluation and Research Center conducts research on and evaluations of public policy-related issues in education.

 

The CBAL Research Program: Overview

CBAL

Get an overview of the CBAL research program, including how the CBAL assessment prototypes are being used in the classroom (Flash, 8:02).