The Associated Press reports that the Minnesota Department of Education will begin online testing for English-language students this fall in some schools, and move all state assessment tests online by 2009. Starting next spring, Minnesota students will take an online state science test. In addition to determining science knowledge, the test will also gauge whether students are ready to move to an online testing format. Recently, a state task force examined whether Minnesota would be ready to move to online testing by 2009. However, Minnesota placed second to last in an Education Week report ranking states’ ability to integrate technology and education. Some think that a barrier to full integration of online testing could be the state’s student-to-computer ratio of 10-1…