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A teacher's manual for the ISTEP+ test sits with computers where students take the test in May 2013.

FWCS will not take the second round of ISTEP+ tests online

Fort Wayne Community Schools students will not take the second round of ISTEP+ tests online, school officials announced Monday.

Students were expected to take the tests online this week, but connectivity issues last week prompted FWCS officials to wait until the state can send paper tests to the nearly 12,000 third through eighth graders to take.

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