McGroarty Testifies Against Expanded College-Workforce Data Dossier

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Karen R. Effrem, MD – President, Education Liberty Watch Emmett McGroarty, director of education at the American Principles Project testified at the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking (CEP) about the highly dangerous idea of creating a longitudinal higher education/workforce database.  This … Continue reading

The Ledger, Millennials, Dear Hillary, and Free College

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In mid-August, Peter Greene posted an article called The Ledger: Lab Rat America on his Curmudgucation blog. His article addresses issues related to a video posted at the end of the article. You can view the video below. Prior to … Continue reading

Hi-Tech Education vs. Student Privacy

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PBS News Hour featured “Why digital education could be a double-edged sword” in their “Making the Grade” segment recently. Published on Apr 5, 2016 Public education is becoming increasingly digitized — these days, schools can compile everything from a student’s … Continue reading

Introduction to data mining our kids

Moms Alyson Williams, Jenni White, Alisa Ellis and Christel Swasey, of Utah and Oklahoma, chat in a Google Hangout about their concerns and experiences with government data mining children without parental consent.

This also appears on Common Core: Education Without Representation.

The Common Core State Standards: What are they and why should I care?

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Here is a video presentation about the Common Core State Standards. It is loaded with information. The script of the video is provided below so you can easily read the sections that are of most interest to you. Hot links … Continue reading

Parents Need to Know About Student Data Privacy

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Trusting Parents When enrolling or filling out forms during the school year, parents give schools personal information about themselves and their child. A school employee enters the information into the school office computer. No thought is given to this since … Continue reading

Privacy and Cloud Computing in Public Schools

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The Center on Law and Information Policy at Fordham Law School released a report this month called Privacy and Cloud Computing in Public Schools. The Executive Summary of the report provides the key findings. The key findings from the analysis … Continue reading