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Why Public School & Privacy Advocates Should Be Wary of Project Unicorn, InnovateEDU Inc., its Funders, and their Motives

Is your school committing its students’ data to profiteering ed tech vendors (and perhaps others) via a Project Unicorn pledge? You can check out the answer here. Project Unicorn makes the claim below. My school district, Iowa City Community School … Continue reading

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Open Meetings Law and Transparency – Facebook Issues

Iowa’s school board members’ and other elected officials’ use of electronic media raises issues about whether important discussions and deliberations are taking place  online instead of at a public meeting. Iowa’s open meetings law defines a meeting as a gathering in … Continue reading

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