How Will Student Data Be Used?

MindShift, KQED’s education blog — July 3, 2012

Frank Catalano describes—as succinctly as possible—the Shared Learning Infrastructure and the Shared Learning Collaborative and where LRMI fits in.

“…a new initiative, supported by state education leaders and funded by prominent foundations, plans to provide a place in the cloud for each state to store all data for every student, using ‘free’ open source software. And, in the process, student achievement information will be connected to instructional apps and web resources. That is, as long as the effort can address concerns about technology, privacy, and whether enough education companies will want to build products for a system that could undermine parts of their own businesses.”

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