The Big Congressional Data Grab Is Underway

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Foundations for Evidenced-Based Policymaking Act today which will create a national data clearinghouse that includes student data.

(2nd Update) 2017 Legislation on Standards, Assessments, and Data Privacy

Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.

ESEA Reauthorization – Ramming Through a Bad Deal for America’s Children

Emmett McGroarty: A vote for the ESEA Reauthorization will be seen as affirmation of all that is wrong with federal interference in education.

North Dakota Governor Gladly Sacrifices Student Privacy for Free Tech

North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple announced on Monday that students in his state would get access to free, FREE! cloud computing ala

Common Core & Data Collection

A particularly troubling aspect of the Common Core scheme is the emphasis on massive data-collection on students, and the sharing of that