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Black Boxes, Student Data & Playing Moneyball for Education

We’re rapidly entering a world of evidence-based decision making in public education. These decisions will be powered by vast amounts of data run through proprietary black boxes that parents will have no way of understanding. The approach is called Moneyball … Continue reading Black Boxes, Student Data & Playing Moneyball for Education

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Stop Corporate Surveillance In Schools: A Movement Supporting People-Powered Classrooms (Webinars 9/11& 12/28 )

Exciting news and updates! Classrooms, Not Computers has found a new title for its campaign: Stop Corporate Surveillance in Schools: A Movement Supporting People-Powered Classrooms Without Corporate Data Mined Students.  Our mission is the same—to build a community-based movement to … Continue reading Stop Corporate Surveillance In Schools: A Movement Supporting People-Powered Classrooms (Webinars 9/11& 12/28 )

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Is Robert Dugger setting up Robin Hood to steal from the poor?

Reposted with permission from Wrench in the Gears. Patty Murray, a democratic senator from Washington state, crossed the aisle to collaborate closely with Lamar Alexander on the Every Student Succeeds Act, which included Pay for Success provisions. She also teamed up with Paul … Continue reading Is Robert Dugger setting up Robin Hood to steal from the poor?