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Would new technology address the issues raised in Atlanta’s testing scandal?

Over at Hack Education, Audrey Watters offers some thoughts on the intersection of technology and assessment through the lens of the Atlanta schools testing scandal. She connects the dots (correctly, I believe) by noting that incidents like these will spur efforts to speed adoption of more secure testing environments – such as those offered by computer-based assessment. At the same time, she seems pretty ambivalent about technology’s role (writ large) in the overall shift to test-based accountability. You can read her thoughts in their entirety at Hack Education.

What do you think? Would new technology address the issues raised in Atlanta?

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