Scantron Corporation

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Scantron Corporation
Founded 1972
Founder(s) William E. Sanders
Headquarters Eagan, Minnesota, United States
Website www.scantron.com

Scantron Corporation is an American company based in Eagan, Minnesota, that supports test technology ranging from online systems to paper form options. They are best known for their machine-readable paper forms on which students mark answers to academic multiple-choice test questions and the optical mark recognition (OMR) and imaging scanners that read them. To analyze those answers, the machines use OMR- and image-based data collection software.

In addition to its forms and scanners, Scantron provides a variety of web- and desktop-based assessment software, including the Codie Award Finalists Achievement Series® (fixed-form assessment content management and delivery software) and Performance Series® (computer-adaptive diagnostic assessment).[1]

Scantron also provides one of the top course evaluation solutions, Class Climate®, that helps colleges, universities, and corporations request and process feedback on classes, events, and other surveys using online forms, paper forms, or a combination of both.

Scantron is a division of M&F Worldwide.

Scantron was a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) from 2010 until it resigned from the organization in 2012.[2]

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  1. ^ "2011 SIIA Codie Awards Finalists". Software and Information Industry Association. Retrieved 2014-08-20. 
  2. ^ Hawkins, Beth. "Minnesota's Scantron becomes latest ed-related firm to quit ALEC". MinnPost. Retrieved 2012-05-29. 

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