Legislators Informed of Hazards and Overwhelming Public Opposition to #SB649: Will Your Representatives Vote With The People Or With The Telecom Industry?

As time marches closer to the Assembly Appropriations committee hearing of SB649, a groundswell of opposition is mounting. As of August 21st, over 271 cities and towns, 47 counties, 47 planning and municipal organizations, and 53 environment, health, consumer, and justice organizations have opposed the bill.  Scientists and doctors have also been speaking out. Dr. Joel Moskowitz, Professor…

Lack of Protections in #PersonalizedLearning Software Programs Puts Privacy of Students and Families at Risk

[Press release re-shared from the National Education Policy Center // NEPC Publication] “Digital technologies used in schools are increasingly being harnessed to amplify corporate marketing and profit-making and extend the reach of commercializing activities into every aspect of students’ school lives. In addition to the long-standing goal of providing brand exposure, marketing through education technology now…