If you allowed multiple attempts for an assignment, the highest score will display automatically in your gradebook -- there is no filtering required. If you allowed students to retry missed items, then click the "Show Grades" link and change the grades filter from Original to Retest. Assignments taking a long time to load? The Assignments tab just got a lot quicker! With more user-friendly filters and sorting capabilities, it is …

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We’re beginning 2017 with a great enhancement: group assignments STAY TOGETHER in Graded Work.  No longer do you have to use your FBI skills to find the first set of practice questions that a student completed for a 30-assignment group.  

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Here are some recent enhancements to your USATestprep account:

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Assignment writing can be a real drag, but it doesn't have to be. If your students can develop the right habits and learn the right tricks to writing a great assignment, the whole process becomes a lot easier. The internet is a great place to find resources and tools to help you out, so check out these nine tools to help your students get the most out of their writing.

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Do You Love Using USATestprep? Would you like to receive free perks and be recognized for your passion? Then check out USATestprep’s new Ambassador Program. Our Ambassadors help spread the word and educate teachers about USATestprep. In exchange, Ambassadors are rewarded with free swag, online recognition, first-to-know status, access to our super user community, and more! Go here to request exclusive access.

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Every year USATestprep hosts user meetings throughout the country to help you, our customers, get the most from your USATestprep experience.  This January we have added a few new locations to ensure that more educators are able to take advantage of these training events. All events are from 8:30am-12:30pm and include a certificate for 4 hours of professional development, a continental breakfast break, and USATestprep swag. Cost is $65 per …

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USATestprep is seeking a sales and customer service professional. This is a part-time position located in our Kennesaw, Georgia office. Hours are approximately 15-20 per week. Responsibilities include:

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Would you like help pinpointing student weaknesses or individualizing instruction? If your answer is YES, please join us for a free webinar. You'll learn how to: Create assessments that will allow you to pinpoint student strengths and weaknesses. Create assignments targeted to the individual students. Analyze data at the student and class level. The webinar will be led by Amy Brown, a former school teacher and USATestprep's VP of Customer …

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Every year USATestprep hosts user meetings throughout the country to help you, our customers, get the most from your USATestprep experience.  This year we are adding a few new locations to ensure that more educators are able to take advantage of these training events. All events are from 8:30am-12:30pm and include a continental breakfast, refreshment break, and USATestprep swag. Cost is $65 per person. Be sure to bring your laptop …

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We hope you are enjoying your summer. This is the last reminder that we will be moving around some data within our system on August 1, 2016. Users and classes will not be deleted, but some data older than 1 year will be removed.  For example, all archived assignments and benchmarks older than 1 year will be deleted.   For complete details, please refer to our data management policy. We look …

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Thank you to the 1,602 teachers and 31,010 students who completed USATestprep’s year-end survey.  We greatly appreciate your feedback.

98% of teachers and 90% of students who took the survey said USATestprep was helpful to them this year. Your overwhelmingly positive support is greatly appreciated.  A special thanks, too, to all who shared detailed feedback and offered suggestions for enhancements.

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Take advantage of our July Special and get one month free!

Renew or place a new order using the promo code JULYSPECIAL by July 31, 2016 and receive a FREE MONTH added to your subscription(s).

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Do schools in low--income areas perform badly on tests? What about schools in areas where only a small percentage of adults have a college degree? Or schools in communities where most residents rent rather than own? These are questions we hoped to answer as we studied data from over 8,000 students in 42 randomly-selected schools. Below are details on our research. Methodology and Sample Size Test scores were collected from …

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Teacher pay, by state, is easy to find online. However, some states have higher costs of living than others. For example, $50,000 in California spends much differently than it does in Tennessee. With that in mind, which states have the best- and worst-compensated teachers, given cost of living and taxes? With the help of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Forbes, and other sources, we've compiled a list of …

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We've compiled a list of our favorite Facebook pages with original ideas, inspiration, and resources for teachers. You'll notice that many of these wonderful pages are teacher-created. The teaching world is full of content from national organizations, so we decided to be a voice for some of the grassroots inspiration on social media. Be sure to "Like" the pages you find useful as you explore and use these resources. Perhaps …

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