Low-income Florida students are more likely than their affluent peers to use classroom software for drill-and-kill practice, according to new research.
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A prominent nonprofit that supports digital privacy filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that the tech giant has strayed from a pledge to protect student privacy.
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