A New Jersey school administrator voiced concerns about the state and a test vendor apparently monitoring a student's social media to look for evidence that standardized test information had been improperly shared.
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March 16, 2015
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March 10, 2015
More than 30 groups representing school officials and educational data-use proponents have signed on to new principles related to student data.
February 27, 2015
Federal officials have issued guidance to help districts review the merits of the "terms of service" on privacy issues offered by educational technology vendors.
February 12, 2015
Modernization of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 was the focus of a U.S. House hearing Wednesday.
February 05, 2015
Jared Polis, a Democrat, and Luke Messer, a Republican, are working with the White House to introduce student-data-privacy legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives.
January 29, 2015
A draft of the Obama administration's "Student Digital Privacy and Innovation Act" would prohibit companies from targeting advertising to students and selling data about them, but appears to leave other issues unaddressed.
January 21, 2015
The education technology community must continue waiting for details on the new federal Student Digital Privacy Act proposed by President Obama earlier this month.
January 14, 2015
Some ed-tech companies are voicing concerns that the president's data-privacy blueprint could derail innovation in the digital space by creating unnecessary layers of regulation.
January 13, 2015
Duolingo, which uses digital games to teach languages, hopes to translate its consumer success into dominance of the K-12 education market.