How the Non-Profit ERB Test Administrator Got into For-Profit ISEE Test Prep Sales

On June 24, 2020, the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) announced an exclusionary marketing arrangement with the private, for-profit test prep company Test Innovators. Test Innovators charges $380 for access to the only official, full-length ISEE practice test. Piqosity believes that this exclusive dealing arrangement is unethical and potentially unlawful. A not-for-profit, supposedly independent arbiter [...]

By |2021-09-28T13:12:54-05:00August 31st, 2020|ISEE, Piqosity News|0 Comments

Piqosity Asks ERB to Properly Disclose Payments from Test Innovators

On June 25, 2020, ERB announced an exclusionary marketing agreement with for-profit, Seattle-based, tutoring company Test Innovators. Piqosity was appalled by this unprecedented arrangement between a non-profit education consortium and a for-profit test-prep company and sent an open-letter to ERB’s President, Dr. Thomas Rochon.  Dr. Rochon responded on June 29, 2020. However, he fails [...]

By |2021-09-28T12:51:38-05:00July 20th, 2020|Piqosity News|0 Comments

ERB Responds to Piqosity on Exclusionary Arrangement with Test Innovators

On June 25, 2020, ERB announced an exclusionary marketing agreement with for-profit, Seattle-based, tutoring company Test Innovators. Piqosity was appalled by this unprecedented arrangement between a non-profit education consortium and a for-profit test-prep company and sent an open-letter to ERB's President, Dr. Thomas Rochon.  Dr. Rochon responded on June 29, 2020. The full text of [...]

By |2021-09-28T13:46:14-05:00June 30th, 2020|Piqosity News|0 Comments

ERB ISEE Arrangement with Test Innovators, An Open Letter

On June 25, 2020, the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) announced an exclusionary marketing arrangement with the private, for-profit test prep company Test Innovators. Test Innovators charges $389 for access to a single, retired test from ERB. We disagree with this opaque relationship that is bound to adversely affect so many educators and their students. [...]

By |2021-09-28T13:46:22-05:00June 25th, 2020|Piqosity News|0 Comments
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