Jim Horn and Denise Wilburn
As we must be diligent in protecting the democratic institutions that insure human rights. Currently, unelected billionaire are eroding the individual right to privacy, the public’s right to education policy, and the human right to dignity over profitability. The current use of cameras in Washington County, Tennessee is a perfect example of the of all three rights[see Part I & II].
From Knoxville, Rep. Bill Dunn introduced HB1549 that “rohibits certain personally identifiable information from being collected, tracked, housed with, reported to, or shared with the federal government. rohibits student data from being collected in order to develop commercial products or services or for political use.” Dunn’s bill is on the House Subcommittee calendar for February 25.
bills have been introduced to protect student privacy in the Tennessee Legislature.
What can you do in Tennessee and elsewhere? Ask many questions of your school district’s Board of Education and Director of Schools concerning the use of - curriculum, assessments, evaluations and research interests that your students are participating in now.
Look up the education bills being introduced the State Legislature now by your or [In Tennessee: http://www.capitol.tn.gov/legislators/] to see the list of bills he or she is proposinghen write to let them know how you feel about them and why. We must be ever diligent to protect the rights of our childrenfamilies.
You can make a difference for your children, your neighborhood school, and the future of education in your state.