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Iowa abandons test platform after spending millions to create it

After paying more than $14 million to create a platform to administer its standardized reading exam for elementary students, Iowa is scrapping the testing software.

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Iowa paid a nonprofit more than $14 million to create a platform for and administer its standardized reading exam for elementary students. Now, it's scrapping the testing software. A third-party audit, commissioned by the state's Department of Education, found teachers experienced numerous problems with the program. (The Des Moines Register)

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