by Long Island Principal Carol Burris. (Google "Carol Burris" for some more excellent reads on education.)
Of particular importance is the fact that private companies have ownership of your child's personal and school data.
(8/23 update) Don't let AIS and NYS test scores limit your child's opportunities:
Recommendations from a music educator on AIS/IEP students and instrumental music classes.
Are Regents Exams needed for New York High Schools?