Wednesday, April 2, 2014 This morning, Stephanie Simon of Politico reports that indeed, after a long battle, the NY State Education Department has finally agreed to sever its relationship with inBloom and will ask them to delete all the student data already stored on its cloud. This was the clear intent of the state budget […]
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May 5, 2011: the NY State Education Department sends a letter to the State Comptroller Di Napoli, asking him to approve a $27 million no-bid contract with Wireless Generation, to build the state’s student and teacher data system, required under Race to the Top. Wireless Gen built NYC’s data system, ARIS. June 8, 2011: Daily […]
Here are some news clips on the state’s decision to delay transferring any more data to inBloom until at least April, including student names and family contact info: LoHud News, EdWeek, and Capital NY. In case there’s any confusion about this, our efforts to permanently block the transfer of personally identifiable student data without parental […]
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