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A student teacher discusses PEG Writing score results.

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has funded a partnership between Josh Wilson and Charles MacArthur, faculty in the University of Delaware School of Education, and Gaysha Beard, supervisor of English language arts (ELA) at Delaware’s Red Clay Consolidated School District.

September 14, 2017
A student feeds ballot into an MI scanning machine

MI partners with Kids Voting by designing the ballots and providing a scanner to count the ballots. Over the course of 19 elections we’ve tabulated over 150,000 student ballots. MI is proud to support Kids Voting!

August 3, 2017

The PEG Writing team is always excited to hear from our users and learn more about how they are using PEG Writing in the classroom. We like to feature examples of student and teacher work in our PEG Writing in the Classroom posts. In these posts, we will recognize teachers who have shown an active engagement with PEG Writing and who have encouraged their students to go above and beyond with the program.

May 23, 2017
College classroom

Recently, a group of dairy workers won a court battle and were awarded overtime pay due solely to the fact that their overtime guidelines did not include an Oxford comma.

March 24, 2017

February is Black History Month. To help you celebrate, we've compiled a list of writing and reading resources.

February 1, 2017

Welcome to 2017! It's customary around this time of year for many people to make resolutions for the year to come. They resolve to lose the weight, take up a hobby, finish that project that's been gathering dust in the corner, or learn a new skill. In light of these goals, we say, why not learn to write?

January 10, 2017

DURHAM, NC – November 2, 2016 – Measurement Incorporated® (MI®) recently announced its return to office space in Durham’s Northgate Mall in Suite 235.  The additional work space signals growth and expansion for the educational assessment firm founded in Durham more than 30 years ago.

November 2, 2016

All week, the team behind our writing products - PEG Writing and PEG Writing Scholar - has been sharing their stories of why they write.

Today's #WhyIWrite comes from several team members here at Measurement Incorporated. They wrap up a week of celebrating National Day on Writing.

October 21, 2016

Sometimes it seems crazy to be a writer. I sit in front of a computer for hours at a time, all by myself (well, except for Twitter friends, my cat, and the occasional coffee shop barista). It takes months to write one novel, and there’s no guarantee the novel will ever be published. In fact, I have spent years working on several manuscripts that will never be published. I’ve been rejected hundreds of times. I’ve given up sleep and social events to meet deadlines. I’ve battled writer’s block (and lost, badly).

October 20, 2016

I love to write. Writing makes me feel as though I am plumbing depths of myself that I do not always know exist. I’m often surprised by my writing because the words somehow magically appear on the paper, having flowed not from my mouth but from my fingers, somehow also bypassing my conscious brain.

October 19, 2016