Jun 072015
 
 June 7, 2015  Non-U.S., Youth & Schools

Eryk Bagshaw reports:

Sydney schools are employing “big brother” data collection technology to track whether students are finishing their homework, skipping classes as well as how much their parents are likely to donate.

This week it was revealed that 34 schools in NSW – including The King’s School and Barker College –  were using software that allowed them to track how much parents were likely to donate based on the amount and type of emails they sent, the wealth of the suburb they live in, their volunteering efforts, and community involvement.

Read more on Brisbane Times.

h/t, OPC NZ

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