Modernization of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 was the focus of a U.S. House hearing Wednesday.
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February 05, 2015
Jared Polis, a Democrat, and Luke Messer, a Republican, are working with the White House to introduce student-data-privacy legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives.
February 04, 2015
New York City is one of three "test-bed networks" experimenting with new ways to quickly evaluate ed-tech products in real-world settings.
February 02, 2015
Early childhood experts are questioning the value of a new virtual preschool that offers digital learning materials and online access to teachers.
January 29, 2015
A draft of the Obama administration's "Student Digital Privacy and Innovation Act" would prohibit companies from targeting advertising to students and selling data about them, but appears to leave other issues unaddressed.
January 21, 2015
The education technology community must continue waiting for details on the new federal Student Digital Privacy Act proposed by President Obama earlier this month.
January 14, 2015
Some ed-tech companies are voicing concerns that the president's data-privacy blueprint could derail innovation in the digital space by creating unnecessary layers of regulation.
January 13, 2015
Duolingo, which uses digital games to teach languages, hopes to translate its consumer success into dominance of the K-12 education market.
January 12, 2015
A proposed new federal Student Digital Privacy Act would put new restrictions on how companies use student data, but hurdles abound.
January 08, 2015
One year after temporarily pulling the plug on its 1-to-1 computing initiative in the wake of high breakage rates and product defects, a North Carolina district is up and running with Amplify tablets.