“Silicon Valley is going all out to own America’s school computer-and-software market, projected to reach $21 billion in sales by 2020.”
Check your school district calendars for SAT administration dates if it is administered in your district and know what is not required in order to take it.
Jane Robbins: We oppose a proposal by the National Center for Education Statistics to join OECD in conducting the International Early Learning Study (IELS).
Please submit comments before MIDNIGHT, MONDAY 2/13 opposing this latest global taxpayer funded psychological data mining scheme of our youngest children.
Current online data privacy legislation is a ruse protecting very little and makes vulnerable some of the most private characteristics of our children.
Jane Robbins: The data that can be gathered from VR gaming tech is massive, but of greater concern is how it can alter kids’ thoughts and behavior.
Wearable tech will become mainstream in schools in four to five years. The new technology brings with it new concerns for parents about student data privacy.
The education establishment is colluding with Big Data to obliterate opting out by promoting “embedded assessment” within the digital-learning platforms.
Karen Effrem: The House Appropriations Committee took some very commendable action in with regard to the education budget in general and some important specifics.
ACT Foundation and the Institute for the Future give their vision of the future of education surrounding a tool called The Ledger which is downright scary.