The NewDeal for Education: Familiar Common Core and Data Driven Reformers Shifting Education to a Workforce Pipeline.

Before the roll-out of Common Core, 10 organizations got together in 2005 and created a "nonprofit" whose mission was about collecting and  standardizing children's data. That organization, The Data Quality…
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Paul Ryan’s New Evidence-Based Nonprofit to Partner with Academic Institutions, Shape Government Policies. What could go wrong?

Former Congressman Paul Ryan who sponsored the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018, HR18-4174, is now investing in an evidence-based policy ; According to today's Journal Sentinel piece, Ryan…
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Why is Google Tracking Students’ Location, Voice Activity, Web & App Activity, Device Info, YouTubes Searched and Watched? Here's how to check your student's school issued GSuite account.

Google defends Gmail data sharing, gives few details on violations-Reuters With mounting concerns about school safety, screen addiction,  screen time's known health and brain effects, increase in internet crimes against…
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Data Interoperability: Is it the next phase of Common Core? CCSSO says data interoperability is necessary for online personalized learning.

photo: You may recall when teacher Peter Greene asked a brilliant question years ago, "Are Common Core Standards Actually Data Tags?"  Greene said, "We’ve been saying that CCSS are limited…
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Big Gov meet Big Brother? The U.S. Race to Beat China. HART and #AI, and OpenData, and a Light-Touch on Data Privacy.

The government has some big ideas on big data. The Federal Data Strategy-- calling for feedback. According to this public notice, the Bipartisan Policy Center is hosting a November 8…
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For the Record: Congressional Hearings with BigTech and Privacy Advocates on New Federal Law Sept 26, 2018 and October 10, 2018 Senate Hearing highlights and partial transcription

Congress is holding a series of hearings to discuss the possibility of drafting a new federal privacy law.  If you didn't catch the first two Senate Hearings, you can watch…
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