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Tennessee’s TNReady testing troubles, as told in your gifs and memes

Sometimes you have to laugh to keep from crying.

As news of the latest online testing troubles surfaced throughout Tennessee, parents, educators, and students expressed their frustrations about the overwhelming impact on schools — but also found comic relief.

On the first day of testing April 16 when students had trouble logging into the state’s online system, people couldn’t help but have déjà vu harkening back to Tennessee’s testing flop in 2016.

Comment by Sarah Kelley on April 16.
Comment by Sarah Kelley on April 16.
Comment by Amy Rollins on April 16.
Comment by Amy Rollins on April 16.

As other issues piled up, including a reported cyberattack and internet cable that was cut by a dump truck, others became more skeptical of the reasons cited by the Tennessee Department of Education.

Dump truck blamed for fiber optic line cut that disrupted #TNReady testing on Thursday morning

Posted by Chalkbeat Tennessee on Thursday, April 26, 2018
Comment by Michelle Wright on April 26.
Comment by Michelle Wright on April 26.
Comment by Cameron Mott on April 26, 2018
Comment by Cameron Mott on April 26, 2018
Comment by Rosemary Clark on April 26.
Comment by Rosemary Clark on April 26.
Comment by Kyle Rivers on April 26.
Comment by Kyle Rivers on April 26.

Others jokingly wondered if there might be a furry culprit behind TNReady’s issues.

Have any good ones we missed or have the perfect gif or meme to describe how you feel about TNReady? Comment on our Facebook page.

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