Privacy advocates point to the weakening of FERPA as evidence that the U.S. Department of Education is not doing enough to safeguard student data.
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April 15, 2014
April 04, 2014
With a federal lawsuit pending, and more scrutiny about its practices, Google updated its terms of service and privacy policies about how it uses private data.
April 03, 2014
New York state reversed its plans to partner with inBloom for data storage and other technology services, dealing another setback to the Atlanta nonprofit.
March 20, 2014
Data privacy, ed-tech procurement, and building smart mobile networks were all on the agenda at an annual conference of school district technology leaders.
March 19, 2014
Education publisher Pearson sketches out a vision of the future for K-12 schools in a new report that predicts an increasing role for personalized learning.
March 04, 2014
Letting parents opt in to data-sharing initiatives is "fraught with technical difficulties," said Lori Fey of the Ed-Fi Aliiance at SXSWedu.
March 04, 2014
Securing student data and reshaping the public discourse around this hot-button issue are big topics at this year's South by Southwest education conference.
February 25, 2014
New federal guidance focuses on making sense of federal laws and implementing best practices to better protect students' data privacy.
February 24, 2014
A data system developed by Pearson, called PowerSchool, has been linked to problems with student and school records in a number of North Carolina districts.
February 19, 2014
Pennsylvania is the only state to link its K-12 data system with data from key early-childhood education, health, and social services programs, a new report finds.