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At least two computers from a defunct charter school organization in New Orleans that were sold at auction a week ago contained names, birthdates and social security numbers for 210 students.
Education leaders should look to private and public institutions for the best that leadership has to offer, writes Andy Hargreaves.
Education technology advocates, philanthropies, and others are trying to create a clearer definition of what qualifies as "personalized learning," one of the most popular terms in education today.
The goal is to generate a comprehensive digital portrait of the strengths, weaknesses, and preferences of each student, to provide him or her with customized academic content.
One of the biggest tensions emerging around the growth of personalized learning centers on questions about how to use and protect sensitive student information.
A South Carolina school district hopes to replicate the initial success at a middle school, where test scores, student engagement, and teacher attendance have improved.
In some districts, the uses of adaptive testing extend beyond assessment, as teachers use test results to modify lessons and stage interventions for students of different abilities.