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Afternoon Announcements: States Band Together to Protect Student Data, Privacy

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January 24, 2014 04:03 pm


In an effort to address parent and teacher concern about too much testing, Washington, DC Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced this week that she will form a task force to study student testing. The Washington Post

Thirty-four state superintendents have pledged not to share “personally identifiable” student data information with the federal government. The education leaders are trying to quell concerns over data privacy. Politics K-12

The National Education Association announced this week the first recipients of a fund that will support projects to improve teaching. Education Week

The Colorado Department of Education had good news to share with the public this week: the state’s public school dropout rate is the lowest that it has been since 2003. Education Week


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