The National Assessment Governing Board faced criticism of its proposals to reorganize background questions asked of students in the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
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December 06, 2013
November 27, 2013
The Chicago school system has chosen not to partner with inBloom, signaling yet another challenge for the ed-tech nonprofit.
November 08, 2013
inBloom, the ed-tech nonprofit company that helps schools store and use student data to create more personalized learning, is seeing its popularity decline.
October 14, 2013
Common Sense Media, an advocacy group that rates education products, is urging major industry group to take stronger steps to protect student data, the New York Times reports.
September 26, 2013
The growing use of cloud computing by European schools is putting students there at risk of being "tracked and profiled," a new report says.
September 20, 2013
A recent "denial-of-service" attack on Kentucky's statewide student data-management network highlights how districts are being targeted by hackers.
August 07, 2013
In October, Digital Learning Now! published Data Backpacks: Portable Records & Learner Profiles. The paper makes the case for portable academic K-12 transcript that follows students grade to grade and school to school
February 04, 2013
After spending a day with Microsoft Innovative Schools and before visiting BETT, I toured Cornwallis Academy, a K-12 school outside of London and managed by the Future Schools Trust. The leadership team demonstrated lookred®, an information system key to their approach to "personalise" learning and "pastoral care."
November 26, 2012
A Texas district was targeted for putting in place a pilot program that tracks students via microchip-embedded ID cards.
October 09, 2012
A new report suggests schools create data backpacks and learner profiles—sets of digital information that will follow students from year to year to better inform teachers of their learning needs.