Schools, Government Agencies Share Student Data

PITTSBURGH-September 24: Students work through math problems together at Woodland Hills Academy in Turtle Creek, PA. The Woodland Hills School District has been working on a data-sharing program with the Department of Health and Safety to share compiled information that helps identify and mitigate problems that may arise with specific students as well as groups of students. (Jeff Swensen for Education Week)

(Jeff Swensen for Education Week)

Linking children’s personal records shows promise, raises questions

The focus has been on outside companies while government agencies have been quietly linking student information. By Benjamin Herold, Education Week.  Click here for complete article.

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