“We absolutely need the information about students, but at the same time we need to protect their privacy,” said State School Board member Elaine Gantz Berman, summarizing the commissioner's decision.
Right now students’ academic scores, health, disciplinary information are held in different databases. Colorado was one of nine “pilot” states that joined with inBloom. The $100-million initiative is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
You are one of the CPR readers who wants to know what is really going on these days. We can help you keep up - The Lookout is a free, daily email newsletter with news and happenings from all over Colorado. Sign up here and we will see you in the morning!