It appears one inflammatory allegation wasn’t enough for the Connecticut Education Association (CEA) which, on Friday, doubled-down on claims against the non-profit education advocacy group Connecticut Council for Education Reform (CCER)…

This supposed release of ‘personally identifiable’ data was simply a desperate effort to convince the legislature to pass HB 7017, a bill that would restrict how contractors use and obtains student data. Taking pot shots at CCER was just icing on the cake.

If that wasn’t enough, on Friday CEA Executive Director Mark Waxenberg told NBC Connecticut that CCER was ‘capable’ of selling student data – an interesting allegation considering that the CEA linked to the Memorandum of Understanding between Hamden Public Schools and CCER in both their press releases on this matter.

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