Francesca Segrè

Francesca Segrè  is a multi-media journalist who's spent the past two decades telling life stories on TV, the radio and in text.  She's reported for The New York Times, Reuters and public radio stations. She currently contributes to KQED where she focuses on stories of immigration, housing and education. 

Her novel Daughter of the Bride (Berkley Books, 2006) was optioned multiple times for a movie. She contributed to the Los Angeles Times best-selling anthology, The Modern Jewish Girls Guide to Guilt (Penguin, 2005.)

She currently lives in Silicon Valley and loves to talk about family, education and equity.

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Can Parents Protect Their Kids’ School-Collected Data?

Can Parents Protect Their Kids’ School-Collected Data?

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Parents can take action in protecting their children’s data, but it takes work and an understanding of the complicated landscape.

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Is All This Student Data Changing the Way Teachers Teach?

Is All This Student Data Changing the Way Teachers Teach?

| June 2, 2014 | 13 Comments

With so much access to student data these days, teachers are experimenting with different tactics, and figuring out what’s working and what’s not. As with most scenarios using education technology, it’s a mixed bag. How it’s used depends on a variety of factors in each school and in each teacher’s classroom. Some teachers are embracing student data to inform their teaching, while others believe there’s a risk of an over-reliance on hard numbers that doesn’t take into account the human factor.

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What’s Really At Stake? Untangling the Big Issues Around Student Data

What’s Really At Stake? Untangling the Big Issues Around Student Data

| May 22, 2014 | 4 Comments

As student data moves online, concerns from some parents and teachers are mounting around the safety of protecting the data from getting in the hands of corporations.

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