A complaint to the Federal Trade Commission finds fault with the privacy protections of internet-connected toys.
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December 06, 2016
December 02, 2016
Many vendors lack even minimal data-security protections, leaving school and student data vulnerable, according to Common Sense Education.
November 23, 2016
Districts can pay for cybersecurity software with the E-rate program, one report finds, while another shows a strong interest in procuring goods and services for school safety.
November 03, 2016
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued recommendations, but no new requirements, for ed-tech companies on how to better secure sensitive student information.
August 24, 2016
Parents Across America describes the ed-tech explosion as a dangerous and unproven component of the "corporate reform" agenda.
July 22, 2016
A team at Carnegie Mellon University is using brain-activity patterns to better understand the mental processes students use to solve math problems.
April 27, 2016
The Boonville R-1 School District in central Missouri was the subject of a critical report issued by the state auditor, who has made cybersecurity a point of emphasis.
April 27, 2016
A new partnership hopes to marry IBM's "cognitive computing" technology and Sesame Street's educational materials to create new products capable of personalizing learning for children from birth to age 5.
April 05, 2016
CoSN's "Trusted Learning Environment" seal aims to give parents confidence that schools are going "above and beyond."
April 04, 2016
From ensuring compliance to raising awareness, state boards of education are "major players" on the issue of student data privacy, their membership group contends.