Study Finds Data Analytics Help Lower Rates of Disciplinary Action in K–12

EdTech Magazine

At 70 public schools in Louisiana, in partnership with Tulane University, a new program using data analytics to monitor student behavior has reduced the number of disciplinary incidents by 72 percent , according to a new study released by Tulane’s Education Research Alliance. .

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Why the State of Surveillance in Schools Might Lead to the Next Equifax Disaster


Blaine is a student in a suburban town. Imagine a breach like the Equifax one we just had, but occurring with students’ browsing history, the search strings of the school counselor or geolocation of all students in the school. Bill Fitzgerald While Blaine is a fictional student, the technology that’s tracking him is real, and actually in use in some school systems, part of a growing set of tools that leave data trails about students throughout the day.