Jan 082016
 
 January 8, 2016  Youth & Schools

Valerie Strauss reports:

The U.S. Education Department’s new planned system of records that will collect detailed data on thousands of students — and transfer records to private contractors —  is being slammed by experts who say there are not adequate privacy safeguards embedded in the project.

The non-profit Electronic Privacy Information Center, or EPIC, told the department in a January 2016 formal complaint (see below) that its new system of records for the “Impact Evaluation of Data-Driven Instruction Professional Development for Teachers” violates the Privacy Act

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