Parents, as Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are rolled out in HCCSC schools this year, it is now more important than ever that you understand your family educational rights to privacy. The CCSS are being used to justify a national data base, known as the State Longitudinal Data Systems, to share information.
The information does not only include state wide assessment scores and educational data, it will include invasive personal data on students and families. This data will be used to track children from birth into careers. This data will be supplied to various Federal agencies and private researchers/companies determined by the DOEd.
J. R. Wilson explains that student data is being used in a host of ways that parents don’t know about — and the data is seldom secure.