The answer to addressing the problem of student data mining is not to make it more accessible, but to do less, preferably none at all.
The Data Quality Campaign released its annual report on how states are doing at accomplishing their policy agenda for student data collection.
The amendment co-sponsored by U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) & Ed Markey (D-MA) doesn’t actually protect privacy, but creates a committee to study it.
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley issued an executive order related to student data collection that established the state’s longitudinal database system.
Laurie H. Rogers yesterday wrote a piece entitled “The Myth of the Helpless Parent,” she discussed how schools impress upon students “I can” statements, but that parents need to vocalize “we can” statements in light of schools that sometimes lack accountability and abuse our trust. We need to remember that we, as parents, are not […]