Computer glitch keeps some Texas students from retaking high-stakes exam
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Advocates of computer-based testing point out there are several benefits to delivering exams online, such as the ability for test-makers to design richer assessments and for educators to get the results back much faster. But a potential downside was exposed Dec. 3 when a server glitch derailed thousands of Texas high school students from retaking an electronic version of a state-mandated exam. Read more with registration.