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Y2K still bugging schools

Memo to Metts says problems were predicted in 1996

Journal staff writer

Computer delays that recently caused Prince George's County schools data clerks to spend up to 40 minutes entering grades for a single student could have been easily avoided if school administrators had heeded warnings that one of the school system's two computer centers was not Y2K-compliant, according to several sources in the system.

The Crossland High School Computer Center stopped working on Jan. 1, forcing the technology department to inform principals at 52 secondary schools they would have to share the one system.

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