Highlights (or low lights): Ken Wagner giving a one sentence testimony at the beginning.
And inBloom's VP refusing to disclose what other states they are working with, by saying they "respect the confidentiality of their clients"!!! Too bad they don't respect the confidentiality of NYC public school children or their families.
Thanks to the Assemblymembers present, especially Chair Cathy Nolan, Danny O'Donnell, Tom Abinante, Ed Graf and Shelley Mayer, who asked great questions but got very little information in return. The inBloom people said the system had the flexibility to allow parental opt outs of the database, contrary to what State Ed officials have maintained.
Here is the testimony of Allison White, co-author of the privacy petition, along with Deborah Abramson Brooks. There was no time allotted for parents to speak, but this is how it ends: