"From a practical standpoint it lifts a burden from us," Stewart said. "But we heard loud and clear from districts that they rely on (the state review). They need that. They don't have the resources to be able to do that."
"This failure is inexcusable," Stewart wrote to an executive at Pearson, the company that administers and scores the FCAT. "Florida's students and teachers work too hard on learning to be distracted by these needless and avoidable technological issues."