I’ve chronicled the ongoing fiasco of the Gates Foundation-founded-and-financed inBloom student data-vacuuming service called inBloom (see The Best Posts On The inBloom Data Fiasco).
As usual, these guys never bothered asking parents and teachers what they thought before they initiated their bright idea and, now that today they announced its dissolution, they’re blaming everybody but themselves and their funders.
You can read all about it at these two articles:
InBloom Student Data Repository to Close is from The New York Times.
inBloom to Shut Down Amid Growing Data-Privacy Concerns is from Education Week.