Student Biographical Data: is your school giving test vendors this “extra” information about your child?

It is end of year, high-stakes testing season again.  PARCC, SBAC, SAGE, FCAT, CMAS*, AIR, Questar, Pearson. These words trigger anger for parents, many opt their children out of these tests. (*CMAS is PARCC…
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Parents, tell Congress to get rid of John King’s Rules on Federal Test and Punish Accountability

  Former US Secretary of Education, John King, now leads The Education Trust. It should come as no surprise that Ed Trust is feverishly tweeting, and tweeting and tweeting --urging people…
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Connecticut legislators don’t want to protect students after all. Attacking Student Data Privacy Law–AGAIN.

Connecticut passed a student data privacy and transparency bill, Public Act 189,  in 2016. The bill adopted common sense policies associated with contracts between school districts and corporations that collect, maintain, and share…
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Emails from Jeb’s Chiefs for Change and Foundation for Excellence in Ed show nonprofits and government working hand in hand to lead states to Common Core and Online Learning

Governor Jeb Bush, Making "the Moral Case for Education Reform" at Foundation for Excellence in Ed 2016 Summit to over 1,000 ed reformers #EIE16 Jeb Bush has heavily promoted Common Core;…
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