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This Week in Student Privacy: 6/23

Group of Teachers Files Complaints Against California Virtual Academies
According to The Washington Post, a “group of (16) teachers at a network of California virtual schools has alleged a number of problems with [“California Virtual Academies, or CAVA, a network of 11 schools that serve 14,000 students statewide” operated by K12 Inc.], including inflated enrollment to increase per-pupil funding; violation of student privacy laws; misuse of federal funds meant to serve poor children; and inadequate services for children with disabilities.” For more: Bloomberg.

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This update was compiled by Hannah Offer, with help from Paulina Haduong and Jeremiah Milbauer (our newest Berktern!). Hannah is a rising freshman at Yale University and a research assistant for the Student Privacy Initiative. Jeremiah is a rising freshman at University of Chicago.

 

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