Common Core and Data Collection – Even in Texas!


Somewhere in Texas

This comes from http://www.voicesempower.com/common-core-and-data-collection-even-in-texas/ and was shared on Facebook by Alice Linahan of WomenOnTheWall.org.

“Common Core and Data Collection”

By Jane Robbins

A particularly troubling aspect of the Common Core scheme is the emphasis on massive data-collection on students, and the sharing of that data for various purposes essentially unrelated to genuine education. U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has said:

Hopefully, some day, we can track children from preschool to high school and from high school to college and college to career . . . . We want to see more states build comprehensive systems that track students from pre-K through college and then link school data to workforce data. We want to know whether Johnny participated in an early learning program and then completed college on time and whether those things have any bearing on his earnings as an adult.
To know all this, of course…

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