AIR Institute Fellow Jane Hannaway to Testify at House Hearing Tuesday on Protecting Student Privacy in Education Research

Washington, D.C. – American Institutes for Research (AIR) Institute Fellow Jane Hannaway will testify at a U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 entitled “Strengthening Education Research and Privacy Protections to Better Serve Students.”

The hearing, scheduled for10:00 a.m. EDT in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building, will focus on balancing the goals of education research and student privacy at a time when innovative technology is being implemented in the classroom.

Representatives are expected to discuss the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Education Sciences Reform Act (ESRA), which is currently due for reauthorization.

AIR will provide a copy of Hannaway’s prepared remarks when available.

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