Insanity in Education

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If this is really true about somebody in a school district making student test scores, including names of the students, available for everybody to see, watch the FERPA lawsuits begin in earnest.It can't be done. Some idiot principal doesn't know about student records, parental/student consent, and federal law: Some public school classrooms in Holyoke have been using data walls since the beginning of this academic year, reports local Fox affiliate WGGB. They show each student’s name along with progress in a particular academic area.“What they say data walls are supposed to do is to create a friendly competition between the students,” Gus Morales, a teacher at Donahue Elementary School, told the Fox station. . . .

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