The House education committee tried to restart the long-delayed updates of federal laws governing education research and student data privacy at a hearing Wednesday morning which showed the deep tension between districts' need for strong, fast research and parents' concerns about data security.
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May 11, 2017
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March 16, 2017
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August 23, 2016
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