Schools in Oklahoma had to suspended statewide testing due to a similar problem. Oklahoma's test is provided by CTB McGraw-Hill, the same company that provides ISTEP to Indiana schools.
In December, FWCS downloaded the ISTEP client updates onto the district's 9,000 computers. In January and February, the district performed stress tests on the computers to test the network. And on April 10th, students began practice tests, resulting in dozens of interruptions.
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