Pearson Gets Flagged for Monitoring Social Media Mentions About PARCC

BIG BROTHER: Is Pearson watching you? Potentially. According to privacy commentator Bill Fitzgerald, as part of its work on PARCC, Pearson “appears to be monitoring social media accounts for mention of the test.” Fitzgerald includes in his post an email from a superintendent in New Jersey that brought this to light. Better sleep with one eye open (or just continue reading Bill Fitzgerald’s blog--he’s got a reputation for calling out organizations on shoddy privacy practices.)

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