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Questar Assessment Inc. Awarded North Carolina Scoring Contract

The three-year, $1.3 million contract extends a long-standing partnership


Minneapolis, MN, November 8, 2018 — Questar Assessment Inc. will continue providing educational insight to the state of North Carolina, after being awarded the English II Scoring contract by the state’s Department of Public Instruction for the third time. The contract is worth $1.3 million and extends through the year 2021.

“Being awarded this contract demonstrates North Carolina’s continued trust in our work,” said Brad Baumgartner, Questar Assessment’s Chief Operating Officer. “We look forward to extending our partnership with the state of North Carolina for three more years.”

In 2012, Questar Assessment began scoring the English II End-of-Course assessment in North Carolina. The contract was re-awarded to Questar Assessment in 2015.

“As a leader in innovation, we have created efficiencies that actually reduce the cost to our partner state of North Carolina. Questar Assessment is committed to continually advancing our processes, technology, and security to provide the best testing experience possible for every school district, teacher, and student,” Baumgartner said.

About Questar Assessment Inc.

Questar Assessment Inc. is a K–12 assessment solutions provider focused on building a bridge between learning and accountability. As a wholly-owned, independently-operated subsidiary of Educational Testing Service (ETS), Questar Assessment shares a belief that better measurement solutions can make a positive impact on education. Questar Assessment takes a fresh and innovative approach to design, delivery, scoring, analysis, and reporting. The company is reimagining how assessments can empower educators by giving them the insights they need to improve instruction and fully prepare students for college or career. The company’s high-quality, reliable assessment products and services are easily scaled and tailored to meet the specific needs of states and districts at an unprecedented valued. Educators trust Questar Assessment’s high-performing teams and dependable technology to minimize risks and ensure success for states, districts, schools, and students. Questar Assessment Inc. is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Learn more at