ERIC Number: EJ580756
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Data-Trafficking, Privacy, and Education.
Eakman, B. K.
Crisis in Education, p43-44 Feb 1998
Today's school tests and surveys collect a wide variety of personality and opinion data on student proclivities, social attitudes, and parent-inculcated world views. Personality testing poses a threat to family privacy and students' future employability. Nearly anyone can access personal and sensitive student information and use it to target psychologically manipulative fare to children. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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