This notice just in:

“Parents, do you know your child’s confidential, personal school records are going to be shared with a corporation called inBloom Inc?

This highly sensitive information will be stored on a data cloud and disclosed to for-profit corporations to help them develop and market their “learning products”

The data will include your child’s names, address, photo, email, test scores, grades, economic and racial status, and detailed disciplinary, health and special education records.

Find out more about this plan from advocates and state and city education officials.

What: Town Hall meeting at Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street
(take the #4 or #5 train to Boro Hall; #2, #3 or R to Court St., or A,C,F to Jay Street/Boro Hall)
When: Monday, April 29 at 6 PM

Invited guests include representatives from the NYS Education Department, the NYC Department of Education, the Gates Foundation, inBloom Inc., and the NYS Board of Regents.

Co-sponsored by the Brooklyn Parent Academy, Assemblymembers Danny O’Donnell, James Brennan, William Colton; NYS Senators Liz Krueger and Martin Golden; NYC Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, NYC Council Education Chair Robert Jackson, Council Members Gale Brewer and Leticia James; Class Size Matters, the Learning Disabilities Association of NY, Community Education Councils of Districts 1, 3, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 and the Citywide Council for Special Education, Alliance for Quality Education, Coalition for Educational Justice, and Urban Youth Collaborative.

The event will be livestreamed at or (either one is okay)