Category Archives: Data Mining / Privacy

College Board Sued over Student Data Collection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 10, 2019 For Information: Jon Loevy, Loevy & Loevy Attorneys at Law, 312.243.5900, jon@loevy.com Scott Drury, Loevy & Loevy Attorneys at Law, 312.243.5900, drury@loevy.com Andy Thayer, Loevy & Loevy Attorneys at Law, 773.209.1187, andy@loevy.com Student Testing … Continue reading

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Education News Scoop March 5, 2019

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Hear Ye, Hear Ye! All (well, maybe just a wee bit) the news that’s fit to print… and even more that isn’t but is printed anyway. Of the articles I come across, some may be worth sharing even if I, … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning

One element of Ed Reform 2.0, or Future Ready Schools, is Personalized Learning. A number of documents about Personalized Learning (PL) will be featured on this page with some information from each. As you read through the information, even if … Continue reading

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Ethical Use of Big Data in Education

Research scholar and attorney Elana Zeide gave a presentation about the ethical use of big data in education in October 2016. She addresses embedded assessments as a part of personalized learning and competency based education. Information on youtube includes: Education … Continue reading

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WA State House Bill 1518: “The Summer Step-Up Act” re: Social Emotional Learning: Why are we experimenting on low income four-year old’s?

This article was originally posted on Seattle Education and re-posted here with permission from the author.  Coming soon will be articles in a three part series from the same author, Dora Taylor. I took a deep dive into the realm … Continue reading

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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

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Stop the Ed Tech Juggernaut: A Parents Across America Webinar

This article appears on the Seattle Education website.  It is reposted here with permission from the author. Members of Parents Across America (PAA) have spent extensive time looking into quantities of writing and research that raise red flags about the … Continue reading

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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

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Alternatives to SAT/ACT to be Available

The claims that ACT and SAT are aligned with the Common Core State Standards has had some parents, including homeschool parents, across the country hoping for alternative college entrance exams. It appears there is one alternative ready for students to … Continue reading

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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.

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