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Leonie Haimson: Stop Congress from Passing Massive Data Collection on Every College Student

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With practically no public notice & no public hearings, the House of Rep. passed the College Transparency Act  on 2-4-22, which authorizes the federal government to create a comprehensive data system that would include the personal information of every student enrolled in college or higher education institutions, and track them through their entire lives, by collecting their names, age, grades, test scores, attendance, race and &y sensitive information pertaining to their disabilities and/or “status as a confined or incarcerated individual.Leonie Haimson  writes today in Valerie Strauss’s “Answer Sheet” about legislation that threatens the privacy of every college student. Do your part to stop this invasion of privacy by writing your member of Congress. Use the link to contact your representatives.

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