Mashable: “College prep software Naviance sells advertising data on millions of students” (Roderic Crooks Interviewed)

January 14, 2022

Another study, conducted by University of California, Irvine [Informatics Assistant] Professor Roderic Crooks, examined how students in a Los Angeles high school that was 94 percent Latino and 6 percent Black responded to the introduction of Naviance and a school mandate that they use the platform to apply to at least four colleges. He found that students rebelled against software-enabled surveillance of the application process, in some cases uploading fake applications to Naviance in order to meet their quotas and avoid expulsion.

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