Google, a company that has been criticized for its privacy policies, has signed a pledge to protect students' online information endorsed by President Obama.
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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.
October 10, 2014
The National Science Foundation awarded a $4.8 million grant for the creation of a massive repository for storing, sharing and analyzing digital learning data.
September 30, 2014
California's new student-data-privacy bill prohibits vendors from selling student information and restricts targeting advertising and the building of student profiles.
September 17, 2014
The advance of student-data-privacy legislation in California and elsewhere has attracted media attention in recent weeks.
July 30, 2014
U.S. Senators Edward Markey and Orrin Hatch introduced a bill to update FERPA with stricter restrictions on the use of students' personally identifiable information.
July 23, 2014
A new coalition of parents and activists is pressing Congress to better protect students' sensitive educational information.
June 30, 2014
The use of technology, including "bring-your-own-device" programs, is increasingly common in K-12 schools, but significant needs remain, according to the Software & Information Industry Association.
June 18, 2014
School leaders lament a lack of product integration and an inability to extract data from educational software, according to a new report from the Clayton Christensen Institute.
June 10, 2014
A new special report, Navigating the Ed-Tech Marketplace, looks at the evolution of the multibillion dollar K-12 ed-tech landscape, and the pressures facing school leaders and vendors.