----- Message from Al Mac Wheel <macwheel99@xxxxxxxxxx> on Wed, 09a
Apr 2008 21:15:28 -0500 -----
Evansville Indiana Vanderburgh School Corporation
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
ofhardware malfunction with its AS400 computer server resulting in a loss
" Following scheduled maintenance on March 27, 2008, disk errors
loss, theAfter working with IBM engineers around the clock to mitigate data
combination ofengineers determined that due to an unfortunate and very rare
bookhardware problems and backup configuration settings, all student grade
School -assignment data for the current grading period is no longer in the
system. Harrison, North and Bosse High Schools and Harwood Middle
all on the six-week grading period - lost four weeks of individual
assignment grades that had been posted."
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