Anya Kamenetz http://wfpl.org en State Spots In Preschool Declining, Report Finds http://wfpl.org/post/state-spots-preschool-declining-report-finds Public preschool enrollment fell slightly last year, according to a <a href="http://nieer.org/publications/state-preschool-2013">report released today</a> by researchers at Rutgers University.<p>About 9,000 fewer children attended public pre-K programs in 2013 than in 2012, the report from the university's <a href="http://nieer.org/publications/state-preschool-2013">National Institute for Early Education Research </a>says. Wed, 14 May 2014 10:49:07 +0000 Anya Kamenetz 9338 at http://wfpl.org State Spots In Preschool Declining, Report Finds What Parents Need To Know About Big Data And Student Privacy http://wfpl.org/post/what-parents-need-know-about-big-data-and-student-privacy My first brush with professional journalism — and with violations of student privacy — came when I was a sophomore at Yale. It was 1999, and George W. Bush, a Yale alumnus, was running for president.<p>A writer for <em>The New Yorker</em> cold-called my dorm room looking for students who might have access to Bush's records. By sheer coincidence, a friend of mine who worked in the dean's office had, out of curiosity, lifted W's transcript from the files. A Deep Throat-style handoff was arranged, anonymity assured, and the candidate's grades ran in the magazine. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:47:38 +0000 Anya Kamenetz 9230 at http://wfpl.org What Parents Need To Know About Big Data And Student Privacy