Are schools ready to embrace robo-readers?

03/29/2012 | Sun (Baltimore), The

A $100,000 prize is being offered for writing the best automated grading software, as part of a contest sponsored by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. The contest is intended to lead to the development of a robo-reader software program that could grade students' writing based on a series of algorithms. While some teachers have hesitated to embrace the technology, supporters say robo-readers offer accurate, unbiased grades almost instantly.

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