Was this Director fired for questioning why student IEP data is shared with a for-profit company? "worried that parents do not realize such information is going to a for-profit company"

The Texas Education Agency has made news for abruptly firing their new Special Education Director, Laurie Kash. Kash recently found out she was fired by the TEA only after reading it in…
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Alarming who has access to IRS and Census information by “hook or crook”. How it's being done and how Congress is expanding access to data.

Many Americans have  been asked to complete a survey for the Census Bureau.  The questions are detailed and invasive and leave most wondering who sees this information.  The Census Bureau assures you that "Your…
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Congress Suspending the Rules to rush through bill for National Citizen Data System: HR4174 Bill to be heard this week. Contact your Congressman now.

CALL YOUR HOUSE of REPRESENTATIVES MONDAY, see directory here. Congress is rushing through bill HR4174 THIS WEEK.  Yes, there are lots of bills in play but #THIS is the one to…
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Weren’t National Standards/Assessments Supposed to Close the Achievement Gap? It hasn't happened: LOOK AT THE DATA or the search for ELUSIVE EQUITY

From     Parents have been told for years that the achievement gap could be closed by the adoption and implementation of national standards and assessments.  Do you remember these…
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USDoE’s Digital Promise and Facebook team up for student databadges. and Gates funded DQC group is lobbying Congress to weaken FERPA, again.

Trick or treat Two-fer today. The Data Quality Campaign, funded by Bill Gates is lobbying Congress to further weaken FERPA.  You can and SHOULD read all about that here.  We urge you…
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