FPF releases Survey: “Beyond the Fear Factor”


Children in classroom

Few topics in education have generated as much discussion as the potential for data and technology to transform teaching and learning. While the public discourse has been dominated by advocates and critics alike, we’ve learned little about how most parents of school-aged children view the risks and opportunities of using data and technology in the classroom. In FPF’s report “Beyond the Fear Factor: Parental Support for Technology and Data Use in Schools,” we investigate prevailing attitudes towards the emerging use of technology and data in education and children’s deepening online presence.  Analysis of these data allowed FPF to create a series of recommendations to both ed tech developers and schools.

You can read the full report HERE.