inBloom Inc. is a non-profit corporation funded by $100M from the Gates Foundation to collect and share personally identifiable student data with
The information is being uploaded onto a cloud operated by Amazon.com.
•In NY State, districts have been told they must sign up for “data dashboards” from three vendors,
ConnectEDU, eScholar or NCS Pearson/Schoolnet, populated with student data from inBloom cloud.
inBloom plans to commercialize this sensitive data, with state & district
consent, and provide it to additional for-profit vendors, to help them develop
their “learning products.” •
Generation/Amplify, a subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch’s
NewsCorp, is building
What is inBloom Inc.?