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New education program collects personal data

May 11, 2013
The Marietta Times

At a friend's request, I recently began looking into the new Common Core Standards that have been adopted across the country. While there are many things to dislike about the Standards, the one area I find most alarming is the mandated data collection on both students and their parents. If you are not familiar with this topic or are just beginning to learn about Common Core, I would urge you to do some research (Jane Robbins & Emmett McGroarty at the American Principles Project have done some fine work on this) on the creation of what are called State Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS).

 
 

 

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