Questar Assessment Wins $44m New York State Contract



By Sean Cavanagh, Education Week

“Pearson suffered another setback in the state testing market today, when New York officials announced they would not re-hire the company for a major piece of assessment work, instead choosing Questar Assessment Inc., to conduct a group of exams in grades 3-8.

Questar, based in Minnesota, will be awarded a five-year contract worth $44 million, pending approval of the deal by New York’s state attorney general and comptroller.”

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