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Why is Google Tracking Students’ Location, Voice Activity, Web & App Activity, Device Info, YouTubes Searched and Watched?

Here’s how to check your student’s school issued GSuite account. Missouri Education Watchdog by Cheri Kiesecker With mounting concerns about school safety, screen addiction,  screen time’s known health and brain effects, increase in internet crimes against children, along with hyper focused national attention on data misuse, location tracking, breaches, gmail data sharing, and data privacy–what about school ...
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Stop Google’s kiddie data predators

  The schools that my grandchildren attend have been using Google Chromebooks for two years and since I have tasked myself with following my grandson’s school and homework very closely, when doing so, 95% of my time involves working my way through the web that now called “G Suite ...
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NWEA MAP Assessments. Study connects test disengagement to student deep-rooted problems.

Missouri Education Watchdog by Cheri Kiesecker Personalized Learning and Adaptive Assessments: Parents need consent, transparency on how student data (and meta data ) are used and shared. Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence are rampant in education, via online “personalized learning” and online adaptive assessments.  If you want a good tutorial on why these ...
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Parents and Students: only 6 personal items required on SAT and PSAT, the rest are optional.

Missouri Education Watchdog by Cheri Kiesecker Opting out of the Questionnaire and Student Search Service does not harm chances at scholarship or college admission. Reminder for parents: you do NOT have to give this data marketer additional information about your child.  SAT testing is around the corner and Colorado ...
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Alarming who has access to IRS and Census information by “hook or crook”.

While the country is focused on endless distractions, Congress is expanding its wave of Constitutional violations against Americans. It appears that Americans would rather focus on sex in the city, Hollywood and both Houses of Congress rather than keep an eye on the erosion of our liberties.  Private information, ...
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A look at the questionnaire given to students when they take the SAT and PSAT

Missouri Education Watchdog by Cheri Kiesecker The College Board says it’s optional, do ALL students and parents know that?   The above screenshot of the Student Data Questionnaire was posted on the Colorado Department of Education website after this March 2017 piece was published in the Washington Post.  The article, How ...
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South Dakota Felons Can Now Apply for Pardons Online…Really.

Nut sure what South Dakota, Governor Dennis Daugaard is thinking but last week, SD Department of Corrections rolled out a website in which felons can apply for a pardon online.  South Dakota has the honor of being the first state to create such a website. Inmates applicants inmates will have ...
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2030 Agenda: Your Data Is ‘Critical’ To Implementation

Once they know everything about you, are hooked into your data 24/7, then they will have the power to control you.  It’s all about power. Yet so many are forthcoming with their information. Technocracy by Patrick Wood Written By: UN News Centre January 19, 2017 The United Nations is ...
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