Delaware jumps on the student-data privacy bandwagon with a new law that holds vendors accountable for keeping student information private.
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August 28, 2015
August 13, 2015
Courts have typically upheld students' First Amendment rights on social media, except for instances that cause "substantial disruption" to schools.
June 24, 2015
A new online tool from the University of North Carolina makes data on teacher preparation, recruitment, performance, and retention available to policymakers and the public.
June 01, 2015
The Washington state legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill to improve computer science education.
May 29, 2015
The Philadelphia district authorized $10 million in spending on approved blended-learning software, but skeptics worry about the lack of an instructional vision and comprehensive plan.
May 01, 2015
Future of Privacy Forum released a new guide to help parents better understand current student-data-privacy laws and their rights when it comes to their child's education information.
April 29, 2015
Common Sense Media announced the launch of a $20 million national education-advocacy effort that the organization's CEO says is meant to make it an "AARP for kids" in terms of its reach.
April 29, 2015
States are making significant progress in digital education efforts, with over 400 digital learning policies implemented in 2014, new ExcelinEd report finds.
April 23, 2015
Fourteen states are now mandating that computer science classes be counted towards high school graduation requirements, a new report from Education Commission of the States finds.
April 09, 2015
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.