Computer problems in three states hamper student proficiency tests
By staff and wire services reports
May 2nd, 2013
School districts in Indiana, Oklahoma and Minnesota are rescheduling high-stakes proficiency tests because of technical problems involving the test administrators’ computer systems, the Associated Press reports. Thousands of students have been kicked offline multiple times during testing in recent weeks. School officials say there is no room for error on the tests, on which states are spending millions of dollars and for which teachers and students are held accountable...