[Susan notes: If LOTS of people would write such letters, one is likely to get published. We need more than lone voices in the wilderness.]
To the editor
The Feds have decided it isn't enough to ask schoolkids if their family has a dishwasher (re: Plan aims to determine students' socioeconomic status). Now they want home size, backyards, rates of single parenthood, unemployment, times family moved--to provide a fuller picture of kids' lives. People who worry about privacy issues worry that all that data will be on a person's permanent record.
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