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The New York City public school system is a fascinating reporting topic. Did you know that one out of every 50 American children is part of the NYC school system? That the NYCDOE has a $24 billion annual budget?  When you’re talking about NYC schools, size matters. So, it’s been interesting for me to look […]

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Big Data looks different when the target is your child. I’ve written before about the benefits of marshaling and analyzing swaths of data. InBloom, an Atlanta-based nonprofit, wants to bring big data’s perks to public schools, but it’s encountering resistance from parents who view the data collection and crunching as an invasion of their children’s […]

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My latest story is for EdSurge, a “community resource for all things in edtech”. EdSurge is a Silicon Valley-based start-up that publishes two weekly newsletters about educational technology; one geared towards entrepreneurs, one for teachers. EdSurge also operates a wiki-like site full of information on educational products, organizations, schools, etc. If you’re interested in education, […]

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