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Response to reACTIONary (Reply #12)

Wed Mar 20, 2013, 08:59 PM

14. Of course it's a privacy issue.

"In operation just three months, the database already holds files on millions of children identified by name, address and sometimes social security number. Learning disabilities are documented, test scores recorded, attendance noted. In some cases, the database tracks student hobbies, career goals, attitudes toward school - even homework completion.

Local education officials retain legal control over their students' information. But federal law allows them to share files in their portion of the database with private companies selling educational products and services.
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There's nothing to discuss about it, it is a privacy issue. The parents should have the option of, first knowing about, and next, opting out.

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