>Subject: Indiana school district wipes out high school grades
in [RISKS] Risks Digest 25.11
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>from the school's website of Evansville, Indiana
>"... The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation recently experienced a
>hardware malfunction with its AS400 computer server resulting in a loss of
>" Following scheduled maintenance on March 27, 2008, disk errors occurred.
>After working with IBM engineers around the clock to mitigate data loss, the
>engineers determined that due to an unfortunate and very rare combination of
>hardware problems and backup configuration settings, all student grade book
>assignment data for the current grading period is no longer in the
>system. Harrison, North and Bosse High Schools and Harwood Middle School -
>all on the six-week grading period - lost four weeks of individual
>assignment grades that had been posted."
> [Also noted by Jim Reisert.
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