Lawmakers and policymakers should expand the scope of student data that is protected and require more of ed-tech vendors, argues a new report from NEPC.
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April 09, 2015
April 07, 2015
A draft overhaul of FERPA would ban the use of students' educational records for marketing, allow companies to be fined, and expand parental opt-out rights.
March 23, 2015
A proposed bill that would establish a new baseline for federal involvement in protecting student-data privacy will undergo further revision before being formally introduced.
March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015
More than 30 groups representing school officials and educational data-use proponents have signed on to new principles related to student data.
February 12, 2015
Modernization of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 was the focus of a U.S. House hearing Wednesday.
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 20, 2015
Google, a company that has been criticized for its privacy policies, has signed a pledge to protect students' online information endorsed by President Obama.
November 20, 2014
States have established data systems collecting student education data, but now need to find ways to use that information effectively, a new report finds.