By Max Reiss

The Hamden school system turned over data to an education research group and leaders with one of Connecticut’s largest teachers’ unions say the group is worried about how it will be used…

Villar said a district attorney reviewed the group’s agreement with Hamden and the memorandum of understanding has a clear confidentiality clause that prevents anything the CEA alleged from happening.

‘The data is not student or personally identifiable. We don’t receive a full data set that would allow us to put things together to determine that this is an individual student’s record. We don’t need that data. We’re not interested in that. We’re looking to do a high level district analysis,’ Villar said.

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