My very first post is about student data being sold – we were promised it will not and cannot be sold. Well, guess what NYSED – YOU were wrong – WE were right!
Remember the data dashboard companies our district was required to choose from for the inbloom project – Remember the LIES NY State department of education told us about Student records not being available for sale? Well, guess what- we had reasons to be concerned!! The FTC is now trying to stop the 20 million student records from being sold as one of the companies OUR district was to choose from is now bankrupt and trying to SELL student data!!!http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/marketplacek12/2014/05/ftc_acts_to_protect_student_data_in_proposed_ed-tech_bankruptcy_sale.html?cmp=SOC-SHR-TW and/or read about it here: http://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/2014/05/20-million-student-records-put-at-risk.html
Mind blowing then and continues to be mind blowing now. How dare they not know it could be sold. How dare our district admins, BOE and NYS education leaders diminish our concerns with back talk and false promises?
THEY DIDNT KNOW– they lied – they stumbled- they looked at me as though I had 3 heads. They diminished my concerns – well – they were WRONG! WE were right! Let’s not let them come close to this EVER Again!