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  1. leonie haimson

    Libraries and librarians ought to be very wary of the violations of privacy involved in inBloom — and the sharing of personal student data without parental consent.


  2. I’ll admit that I have not done all of my homework yet as I just got back from the conference, but my understanding was that inBloom offered a way to allow all of the tools in the school to communicate to each other and share info … not to share info widely (aka outside of the school system). The idea behind it being that schools are using multiple systems that all need the same data and the schools shouldn’t have to re-enter that data for each tool.

    If I’m wrong and there is literature that you have read that contradicts what I was thinking please do share it with me.

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