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Glitches in the STAAR testing this year is leading to fines

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Texas Education Agency director Mike Morath is demanding Educational Testing Service of New Jersey to pay $100,000 in damages for the testing problems that led to over 41 thousand students getting kicked off the test in April and nearly 30 thousand students last week who experienced slow connections on the test. Many of them were special ed students. The Statesman reports Morath says students who don't pass the test won't be penalized this year because of the disruptions

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