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.
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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.
November 15, 2013
Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and a bipartisan group of lawmakers have introduced legislation designed to protect students' online privacy.
October 23, 2013
U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey has asked the U.S. Department of Education a series of questions about its ability to protect students' privacy rights as data about them is collected.
October 14, 2013
Common Sense Media, an organization that rates educational products for their quality, has written a letter to industry groups asking them to take steps to ensure student privacy, the New York Times reports.
September 26, 2013
The growing use of cloud computing by European schools is putting students there at risk of being "tracked and profiled," a new report says.
August 12, 2013
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are analyzing 'clickstream data' from video games for signs of learning.
July 09, 2013
Nebraska became the 14th state to join the Ed-Fi Alliance and will work to create "dashboards" designed to give educators real-time access to student data.
April 16, 2013
The nonprofit organization hopes to create a vast personalized learning environment for every student through the aggregation of student and teacher data.
January 17, 2013
A number of digital threats made in a small Ohio community following a high-profile rape investigation illustrate the complicated nature of school cyber security in the 21st century.