student privacy

Non-Academic Surveys (SB 43, 2017)

February 15, 2017

Senate Bill 43 provides that no student shall be required to volunteer or submit to a non-academic survey or questionnaire without written consent of a parent or legal guardian. The bill also creates an exception to this requirement for the youth risk behavior survey developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cornerstone supports […]

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Opposition to Common Core Exists on Both Sides of Political Spectrum

October 29, 2013

Opposition to Common Core Exists on Both Sides of Political Spectrum (Concord)- In a letter addressed to Secretary Arne Duncan, Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey (D) wrote about his concerns with “data mining” and collection of sensitive data.  He mentions that “putting sensitive information of students in private hands raises a number of important questions about the […]

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