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Threats to student privacy unite parent and advocacy groups

Posted on by Julie Woestehoff

  New statewide coalition calls on state board and Chicago schools for more information on inBloom program ┬áChicago, IL: A new coalition of local and national parent and advocacy organizations today raised questions about how private student information is protected by school districts, after new revelations concerning a database vendor moving into Illinois. The groups sent letters to Illinois State Schools Superintendent Christopher Koch and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Chief Executive Officer Barbara Byrd-Bennett expressing serious concerns about plans for …