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New way of testing underway in Hamilton County Schools

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HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

In schools across Tennessee Thursday, it was break M.I.S.T. day.
M.I.S.T., measurement incorporated secure testing, is the online platform that students will use to take the new TNRready test. 
State officials say it was a trial run to test the capacity of M.I.S.T. and help identify challenges when there is still plenty of time to fix them.  
Local principals say there were some snags, so Thursday's run-through was helpful.

Haley Brown, principal, Red Bank Elem School, "I think it's a very good idea....we'll be ready when it's time to test."

Hamilton County Schools say they're close to having the recommended number of devices for all students to test on.       
High schoolers will begin testing next month, while elementary students will do most of theirs in the second semester.

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