INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Schools throughout Indiana will be allowed to resume
administering required standardized tests at regular levels on Monday after
a week that saw two days of computer problems and three days of limited
The Department of Education announced Friday it has been assured by the
contractor, CTB/McGraw-Hill, that fixes to its servers will allow schools to
test at normal levels next week.
Education officials asked schools on Friday to continue to cut the number of
students taking tests in half to avoid computer problems, just as they had
done the previous two days. Schools have reported minimal interruptions
through midday Friday, when more than 175,000 testing sessions were
completed. In total, more than 1.2 million testing sessions have been
completed this week, about 48 percent of the total expected.