From today's Arkansas Daily Independent:
Did you catch that? PARCC and Pearson KNEW that there were flaws that posed a security risk to student data but that didn't stop them from administering the field tests!The Common Core testing company, PARCC, knew it had major data security flaws in its computer-based field tests, administered by Pearson Testing this past spring to over 1 million students in 14 states, but they went ahead with the field test anyway.
Twelve days before the PARCC field tests were due to begin, an email was sent to state leads that warned of both internal and external data security flaws in the PARCC computerized tests that posed a security risk to student data.
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