Corinne Lestch and Ben Chapman report:
In an unprecedented move, education officials will hand over personal student data to a new private company to create a national database for businesses that contract with public schools.
Working with the city, state education officials are already uploading private information about students — their names, addresses, test scores, learning disabilities, attendance and disciplinary records — into a $100 million database called inBloom.
Parents are furious that New York is joining eight other states in adopting the model without giving families a chance to opt out of sharing delicate information.
Read more on the New York Daily News.