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.
Nine national organizations and 62 state grassroots organizations in 31 states express concern about student data privacy in the attempt to reauthorize the Education Sciences Reform Act (ESRA).
The Data Quality Campaign released its annual report on how states are doing at accomplishing their policy agenda for student data collection.
Lynne Taylor and Kirsten Lombard discuss the trend of collecting, sharing, and mining of personally identifiable student data and where it is heading.
The Data Quality Campaign released its report that includes the four priorities to be adopted by policy makers in order to “make data work for students.”
PBS News Hour highlighted digital education along with student data privacy concerns in their “Making the Grade” segment.
The Arizona Senate will consider bills that relate to protecting student privacy and a parent’s right to opt their students out of assessments.
A federal district court granted the request of the California Parents Association to receive all of the personal information and school records of public school students.
Education Week in an article yesterday noted the absence of student data protection in the ESEA reauthorization conference report called the Every Student Succeeds Act.