When Texas standardized tests have glitches, special education students can be deeply affected

As thousands of students take the online STAAR assessment were booted from the testing server this week, parents and special education advocates argued that the students most affected by these glitches are the ones most ill-equipped to bounce back.

By ALEX SAMUELS, The Texas Tribune
Posted 5/17/18

When technical problems in 2016 affected more than 14,000 computerized State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness — or STAAR — tests, Sarah Martinez questioned whether online …

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