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Comment: FERPA - This is not legal; also poorly conceived (Score 4, Informative) 110

by Don Davis (#46312903) Attached to: All In All, Kids Just Another Brick In the Data Wall
It is not legal to publicly display students' grades. It's part of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). A teacher could lose his license for sharing a student's grade with others. It seems that 'achievement level' should fall under that as well. This shows a poor understanding of behavior. Those students who might struggle will now be more motivated to act out or fail outright (rather than seem to struggle and fail).

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