AUSTIN (AP) – Administrators are trying to determine whether some students in Texas taking an online standardized test lost answers in a computer glitch.READ MORE: I-Team: Bank Of America And Zelle Customers Targeted In New High-Tech Scam
The Texas Education Agency says the vendor, Educational Testing Service, is working to determine what went wrong Tuesday. The TEA is trying to figure out how many districts were affected, amid reported problems in the Austin, Bryan and Arlington areas.
Students must pass the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness to graduate from high school. More exams were scheduled Wednesday.READ MORE: Technology Helping Melissa ISD Retain School Bus Drivers During Nationwide Shortage
Officials with ETS, in its first year of handling most of STAAR, believe its computer server has saved the answers.
Some districts reported questions answered but results later gone. The trouble was found when students logged back on or they were logged off after 30 minutes of inactivity.MORE NEWS: Parents Share Safety Concerns At Mansfield ISD Town Hall On Campus Security Following School Shooting
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