A study just released by the New Future Privacy Forum focuses on the goals and fears of parents concerning the use of technology and student data. Among parents surveyed:
71% say their child uses technology provided by the school.
76% understand what data are being collected and how they are used.
71% are comfortable with the creation of (properly protected) electronic education records for their child.
The majority of parents are in favor of using student data to:
Identify struggling students (84%);
Personalize learning by identifying a student’s strengths and weaknesses (79%);
Improve the effectiveness of teacher instruction (78%);
Measure and hold teachers accountable for their effectiveness (73%).
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