Browsing All posts tagged under »Eden«

inBloom, Ed-Fi, Cloud Computing, China, Nazi-Germany and the new Eugenicists

June 17, 2013

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Believe it or not, these concepts and words are all related. inBloom and Ed-Fi are two vendors that use cloud computer to store massive quantities of student data (the Louisiana is currently doing business with.) The information these vendors plan on storing will be used to classify, sort and allocate children by their skills and early […]

Shadow Schools, the many victims of their success, and why US ED is useless

May 6, 2013

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If you are a journalist. . . beware trying to cover this story. This may be a story only a blogger can handle because of all the high profile political players involved.  Just asking questions about this subject is liable to get you fired as one reporter unfortunately found out. Some of my earlier readers of […]

Shadow Schools: Why They Exist and What They Enable You To Do

April 13, 2012

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While I was working at the Louisiana Department of Education I had a number of sources tell me about what I have decided to call a Shadow School. A Shadow School is just an unreported school that has its own students, teachers, principal, and building but which goes unreported to the State and Federal Government.  […]

Shadow Schools: Does Your DOE Know Where Your Children Are?

March 28, 2012

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Probably most of you haven’t given much thought to how state department’s of education collect their data on schools, teachers and students. Well having been in the biz for quite a few years, I do. LEAs (Local Educational Agencies) aka School districts submit their data to the SEA (State Educational Agency) based on requirements that […]

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