States brace for costly transition to online testing

12/9/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

Cash-strapped school districts face installing costly technology upgrades to implement the Common Core State Standards. In Arizona, the upgrades to administer online exams are estimated at about $230.2 million. According to the nonprofit EducationSuperHighway, 72% of U.S. public schools lack the broadband connection needed to sustain digital learning.

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