TEA issues Notice of Intent to Award on Contracted Services for Student Assessment

TEA issues Notice of Intent to Award on Contracted Services for Student Assessment

AUSTIN – The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today issued a formal Notice of Intent to Award on its Request for Proposal (RFP) for contracted services for student assessment.

Based on a thorough review of the written proposals by internal and external evaluators, information provided during oral presentations, scoring of the pre- and post-oral presentation/product demonstration, documentation provided during “best and final offer” negotiations, and an analysis of proposed costs compared to historical costs and available funds, the student assessment contract will be split between two vendors – Educational Testing Service (ETS) and Pearson. The contract awards are contingent on final negotiations with each vendor.

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