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Student Data Privacy

The Global Search for Education: Online Educational Tools

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.28.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Privacy is of course critical, but at the moment the dialogue nationally is focusing far too much on the privacy aspects surrounding data rather than...

Students: The One Group Missing From Student Data Privacy Laws and Bills

Larry Magid | Posted 05.26.2016 | Technology
Larry Magid

If you read the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) or the proposed bills, including the Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act of 2015, proposed by Representatives Luke Messer (R-IN) and Jared Polis (D-CO), they are all about parental rights, but they only empower students once they turn 18.

States Keep Track Of Students Even After They Move

stateline | Adrienne Lu | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

The following comes to us courtesy of Stateline, where it was originally published. For years, Washington state has collected data on students from...

Joy Resmovits

Immense Unease Over Advertisers Nabbing Student Data: Poll | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

As technology continues to seep into U.S. classrooms, an overwhelming number of parents and others worry that children's private information may not b...

Is Student Data Safe?

stateline | Adrienne Lu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline, where it was originally published. In Kentucky, parents, educators and policy makers can track how ma...