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Submission + - $60 Million Computer System Can't Count to 380,370

theodp writes: "For the Chicago Public Schools, the good news was that 380,730 students showed up for the first day of class. The bad news was that a new $60 million computer information system that records attendance wasn't up to the task of counting them, forcing the staff to resort to old-school pen computing per the Disaster Recovery Plan."
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$60 Million Computer System Can't Count to 380,370

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Real programs don't eat cache.