The response to my previous video breakdown of the committee hearings on inBloom have spurred me to create a second installment, focusing on inBloom testimony. (Thanks for picking it up NYC Parents.) Part Two will be out later this week. After my preliminary viewing and analysis, I think this cartoon captures it pretty well. Privacy is one issue; profiteering is ... Read More »
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I recently posted about a hearing last week in which New York State Deputy Commissioner of Education Ken Wagner and members from inBloom testified before the NYS Assembly committee on education. The hearing was three hours long, which makes it challenging for the average parent and educator to consume. To help, I’ve taken the first hour and summarized it in ... Read More »
Last Friday, the education committee for the New York State assembly held a hearing inquiring into the legality of inBloom, the data-management company that is poised to receive and share student and teacher information with third-party providers. While the hearing was publicized and recorded, and parents have previously expressed great concern about inBloom’s role, there was little media coverage of the hearing (with ... Read More »