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Computerized School Testing Off To A Rocky Start In Florida

Reuters | Posted 05.03.2015 | Politics

By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI, March 3 (Reuters) - Newly computerized state tests were suspended on Tuesday in some of Florida's largest p...

Ohio Debuts New Digital Standardized Test This Week

AP | Kimberly Hefling and Julie Carr Smyth | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics

STOCKPORT, Ohio (AP) -- Sixth-grader Kayla Hunter considers herself pretty tech savvy. She has a computer at home unlike about half her classmates at ...

Florida Supers Fake Readiness for 2015 Computerized Testing -- for Which Bus Drivers Could Serve as Techies

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 03.27.2015 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

I suspect that Florida is not alone in either having officials bend to top-down bullying to falsify technological readiness for testing or in having questionable assistance with trying to pull off its role in the America-As-Global-Competitive testing farce. It is beyond time to kill the federally-mandated testing beast.

Computer Glitch Prevents Thousands Of Students From Taking Exam

Posted 12.04.2012 | Education

Thousands of Texas students couldn't finish the electronic version of a state-mandated, end-of-course exam due to a computer glitch Monday, the Austin...

Alex Kuczynski-Brown

Most U.S. Students Lack Writing Proficiency: NAEP

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Kuczynski-Brown | Posted 09.18.2012 | Education

Only roughly one quarter of eighth and 12th graders are proficient in writing, according to results from the National Assessment of Educational Progre...

Connecticut To Implement New Online Testing System In 2014

Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

State officials are hopeful that by the 2014-15 school year, the bubble-in pencil and paper Connecticut Mastery Test taken by third- through eighth-gr...

Colorado Takes To Computer Testing To Prevent Cheating

The Denver Post | Yesenia Robles | Posted 10.10.2011 | Education

Systems in Colorado designed to maintain the integrity of standardized academic tests don't use as many checks for cheating as some in other states. ...