Letting parents opt in to data-sharing initiatives is "fraught with technical difficulties," said Lori Fey of the Ed-Fi Aliiance at SXSWedu.
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March 04, 2014
March 04, 2014
Securing student data and reshaping the public discourse around this hot-button issue are big topics at this year's South by Southwest education conference.
March 03, 2014
New digital curricula from Amplify are leading districts to question their instructional strategies and approaches to procurement.
February 25, 2014
New federal guidance focuses on making sense of federal laws and implementing best practices to better protect students' data privacy.
February 24, 2014
Policymakers, advocates and industry leaders discussed student data privacy at a summit hosted by Common Sense Media.
February 10, 2014
The New York state education department's partnership with inBloom may proceed despite privacy concerns from parents, a state judge determined.
February 04, 2014
The Data Quality Campaign and a host of partners are urging states to promote policies that will foster better use of student data by educators.
January 21, 2014
The nonprofit group Common Sense Media found overwhelming bipartisan support for proposals geared towards safeguarding children's personal information.
December 13, 2013
More school districts are relying on cloud-computing services, but they have not put in place safeguards for protecting students' personal information, a study finds.
November 27, 2013
Chicago school districts officials have declined an opportunity to partner with inBloom, a decision that comes on the heels of other clients opting out of agreements with the data-management provider.