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A4L Quarterly Newsletter, December 2021

While I do not EVER contend to be able to predict the future, I can confidently present some of the following “bets” for the Community in 2022.  These are for entertainment purposes only – no betting is encouraged!

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A4L Quarterly Newsletter, September 2021

“Connecting and Securing Effective Learning Ecosystems®”.  You will be seeing that mantra for the Community a LOT in the coming months.  The SIF Specification Project began in 1997 and became the now official Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community non-profit in 2004…

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The latest Unity Specification Release strengthens Personal Privacy

 The Access 4 Learning® (A4L) Community is proud to announce the latest release of the new Unity Specification which provides standardization of learning data, ranging from everything from classroom rostering to federal data reporting, while addressing privacy issues throughout the education data continuum.

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The Massachusetts Data Hub

Over the last decade, awareness and concerns over student data privacy issues gained attention across the United States. With 2020 came a newly heightened awareness of privacy, as nearly all students were thrown into online learning, and families had greater visibility to the technology tools their children were using.

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A4L Quarterly Newsletter, March 2021

“The ultimate measure of a [person] is not where [he/she] stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where [he/she] stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

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