Proponents of community schools say better tools to facilitate the sharing of student data between schools and community partners can help the model take root.
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January 30, 2016
January 14, 2016
The Democratic Senator from Minnesota called on Google to be more transparent about the data it collects on students and how that information is being used.
January 12, 2016
An inside look at how Bay Area ed-tech startup AltSchool is using big data and analytics to develop new software tools for schools.
January 05, 2016
Educators and policymakers around the country are carefully watching the implementation of the state's Student Online Personal Information Protection Act to assess its effectiveness.
September 21, 2015
Just 42 percent of parents are at ease with companies that create software, websites, and apps having access to student records, a national poll shows.
August 26, 2015
Ed-tech company Knewton launches a new platform that aims to make "open" educational content adaptive and available directly to students and teachers.
August 05, 2015
De-identifying student data is often easier said than done, prompting new debate about the best way to protect student privacy without thwarting research and innovation.
July 22, 2015
The Student Privacy Protection Act would update FERPA to ban the use of student information for targeted advertising and allow for fines of up to $1.5 million on educational agencies.
July 16, 2015
The bipartisan SAFE KIDS Act seeks to protect student data privacy by placing new prohibitions on companies and granting enforcement authority to the Federal Trade Commission.
July 08, 2015
A group that advocates for responsible use of data is circulating an infographic meant to define student data and explain how it is used.