More coverage of the situation in New York, where parents and school districts oppose transferring data to inBloom, but NYSED says the state has decided to do it, and the districts and parents have no rights to prevent it, block it, or opt out…
Michele Molnar writes:
A face-off in New York State about the uploading of private student data to the cloud via education nonprofit inBloom Inc. will get its day in court soon.
On Jan. 10, a lawsuit filed by 12 parents seeking a restraining order will be heard in state Superior Court. The parents want to prohibit the state from moving data about individual student performance, attendance, suspensions, and eligibility for special education to the cloud.
Read more on Education Week.