Okla. pulls out of online exams over tech challenges

07/5/2013 | Education Week

Oklahoma has opted out of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers' online assessments being launched in the 2015-16 academic year after a survey of schools showed the majority did not have the high-speed Internet connections required to administer the tests. The problem was perhaps greatest in rural schools, where officials said it would be an expensive undertaking to provide high-speed Internet connections.

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