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Pearson Settles After Tests in Minnesota Disrupted

Pearson has agreed to pay Minnesota $1 million in fees and provide almost $4.7 million in educational fees after the state's public education assessments were fraught with technical difficulties earlier this year.

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Pearson has agreed to pay Minnesota $1 million in fees and provide almost $4.7 million in educational fees after the state's public education assessments were fraught with technical difficulties earlier this year. While the disruption in service was largely due to third-party breaches, the problem reflects similar mishaps around the country, with vendors coming under greater scrutiny as security and functionality of products continue to pose problems. (Ed Week) 

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