The operating system for inBloom is being built by Wireless, now renamed Amplify, a subsidiary of NewsCorp owned by Rupert Murdoch and run by Joel Klein. [Note Randi Weingarten on Board of inBloom]Leonie Haimson and crew to hold press conference Thurs, 11AM.
1. This Thursday, March 14 at 11:15 AM we will be holding a press conference with public school parents concerned about the imminent threat to student privacy from the actions of NYS and NYC DOE.
As the article makes clear, this company plans to share this information “with private companies selling educational products and services. Entrepreneurs can't wait.” We learned from a press release that one of these for-profit companies that the state has signed up to use this data is called Escholar.