No parent in their right mind would want their child to be tracked by some government outfit, especially if their child was less preforming than other students.
It’s almost impossible to “anonymize” data of this sort - given pattern recognition, etc. an individual’s data could be ferreted out pretty directly.
Sounds like profiling to me.
It is so hard to watch what is happenning with our school system these days. Heck look it gave us the current regime.
"Other metrics", such as parents political affiliations, associations and contributions, medical information, gun ownership, etc.
What could go wrong?
More importantly, what would Michael Collins do?
Common Core=Commie Core.
You know what else can identify academic weaknesses? Tests. The kind that they gave weekly in every course when I was in school.
The dichotomy between inBlooms website, featuring photos of smiling elementary-age children seated beside young teachers, tablets in hand, and its seven-page Privacy and Security Policy, full of legalese, could not be more stark.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation of New York are backing the $100 million effort. Nine states representing 11 million students are taking part in a pilot program to develop inBloom, including New York, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts and North Carolina.
Nerdware. I'm sure the developers of atomic energy thought it would always be a boon to mankind, also.