Schools should automatically delete a wide range of "superfluous" student information at the end of each school year, says digital-privacy lawyer Bradley Shear.
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Motherboard reported that millions of Edmodo user records were for sale on the dark web. The company has removed code that tracked student and teacher activity.
April 18, 2017
Results from an unscientific survey by the Electronic Frontier Foundation suggest parents and students are worried about surveillance in schools.
April 11, 2017
A RAND Corporation report on how to mitigate bias in public-policy tools driven by artificial intelligence has implications for K-12 schools.
February 06, 2017
Three years after inBloom's demise, the ed-tech sector is still struggling to make sense of what went wrong - and how to address persistent data-sharing challenges.
February 01, 2017
In written responses to a key Democratic senator, the nominee for education secretary used those figures to argue that full-time online charter schools are a valuable option for families.
February 01, 2017
A new center at the University of Southern California brings together education and engineering to research sensors-based networks in the classroom.
January 19, 2017
Mississippi's state attorney general hopes to force Google to be more transparent about how it handles data generated by student users of G Suite for Education.
December 02, 2016
Many vendors lack even minimal data-security protections, leaving school and student data vulnerable, according to Common Sense Education.
November 03, 2016
As part of an 8-month investigation of cyber charter schools, Education Week spoke extensively with senior officials from Connections Education, focusing on the company's response to sector-wide challenges with student engagement.