Opt out letter.

Start sending those letters.

Louisiana Voice

Pursuant to our publication of Department of Education (DOE) emails which revealed plans for DOE to provide sensitive personal student and teacher information to a computer data bank controlled by a company affiliated with News Corp. owner Rupert Murdoch and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, one parent has decided to take action.

The parent, who shall remain nameless here, sent an email to State Superintendent of Education John White directing that no information on his children be released by DOE under provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Taking our cue from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) which drafts model legislation for introduction by state lawmakers, we include his email to White here as a “model letter” for the purpose of prohibiting DOE from providing data to outside vendors.

To send your own message, here is John White’s email address:

john.white@la.gov

My name is (PARENT’S…

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3 thoughts on “Opt out letter.

  1. Defintely. I plan to post some more about this, it’s not just parents but adults under 38 that should also be concerned. Kids become adults, but your records of when you were kids are still out there ready to be shared with corporations.

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