Gambling On Our Futures: Big Data, Global Finance and Digital Life

That’s the title of the video below by Alison McDowell.  The info posted on youtube about the video says: “Pay for Success” and social impact investing are poised to take over the public sector, imposing online service delivery and expansive … Continue reading

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FEPA HR4174 “Increasing access to data for evidence”

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Student “Privacy Protection” Act Punching Holes in FERPA

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Please feel free to share this graphic far and wide as soon as possible.  FEPA is scheduled tomorrow for a vote, Wed., Nov. 15, 2017.

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Urgent Action Needed: THE FOUNDATIONS FOR EVIDENCE-BASED POLICYMAKING ACT WILL LEAD TO A NATIONAL DATABASE

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Urgent Action Request: HR 4174/S 2046, the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act (FEPA), is scheduled for a vote this Wednesday! We must act quickly to defeat it! A one-pager with the information provided below can be be downloaded here.  Here’s what you … Continue reading

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The Big Congressional Data Grab Is Underway

This article is reposted here from Truth in American Education with permission from the author, Shane Vander Hart. Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Foundations for Evidenced-Based Policymaking Act today which will create a … Continue reading

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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.

The following article was originally posted on the Missouri Education Watchdog.  It is reposted here with permission from the author, Cheri Kiesecker. Trick or treat Two-fer today. The Data Quality Campaign, funded by Bill Gates is lobbying Congress to further weaken … Continue reading

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The Structural Consequences of Big Data-Driven Education

In a post called Ethical Use of Big Data in Education, Elana Zeide was featured in a very informative video addressing the topic of the post.  She has written a power packed article called The Structural Consequences of Big Data-Driven Education.  … Continue reading

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