Source(s) of the Week: Khaliah Barnes and Dana Thompson Dorsey

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July 15, 2015 by sourceoftheweek

We’re making a smooth transition from politics to the Education Team this week, and our guest editor is the Elissa Nadworny:

Khaliah Barnes

“Rampant data collection is not only destroying student privacy, it also threatens students’ intellectual freedom. When schools record and analyze students’ every move and recorded thought, they chill expression and speech, stifling innovation and creativity.”

Khaliah Barnes, Associate Director of Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), in an op-ed to the New York Times

Dana Thompson Dorsey

“Students today are more racially segregated today than they were in the late 1960s prior to the enforcement of court-ordered desegregation in school districts across the country… We have to educate parents, and it has to be on a regular basis, when parents are not just learning about what their kids are learning in the school, but what the political process is and where their voice fits.”

Dana Thompson Dorsey, on the outcome of Brown v. Board of Education

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