AI-powered tools may augment teachers, a new RAND report argues--but only if big concerns around bias and transparency are first addressed.
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January 23, 2019
January 08, 2019
Districts are increasingly confident in their networks' ability to support one or even two digital devices for every student, according to a new survey of school technology leaders.
December 20, 2018
From cybersecurity to school safety, privacy to personalized learning, and social media to media literacy, here are 10 of the biggest stories on the ed-tech beat in 2018.
December 18, 2018
Schools should share more student information with law enforcement in order to protect students during emergencies, according to a federal school safety commission.
December 13, 2018
Live, real-time access to school camera systems could improve police response to tragedies. But law-enforcement surveillance in public schools could also have negative consequences.
November 29, 2018
The backlog of student-privacy complaints from parents goes back years, an audit found, and the department lacks basic controls and procedures.
November 28, 2018
According to a new Project Tomorrow/iboss report, 71 percent of district administrators are concerned about the security of their networks.
November 01, 2018
October 18, 2018
A new toolkit from two advocacy organizations, Parent Coalition for Student Privacy and The Badass Teachers Association, aims to help educators deal with the world of data privacy and education technology.
September 13, 2018
The widespread collection of sensitive information via ed tech, combined with often-weak cybersecurity protections in schools, is leaving students at risk, the FBI warned.