After cyber attacks halted testing in Minnesota schools this spring, the state’s testing contractor, Pearson, has reached a settlement with the Department of Education worth more than $5 million.
Student testing in Minnesota is resuming after it was suspended over a hacking attempt.
It wasn’t just a computer glitch that caused the state to temporarily halt the annual school test known as the MCAs. It was a deliberate attack on the system.
The Minnesota Department of Education is temporarily suspending online proficiency testing for students until technical problems are resolved.
UM Political Science professor Kathryn Pearson reviewed Tuesday’s primary results
St. Paul-based Pearson Candy Co. has new owners.