California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued recommendations, but no new requirements, for ed-tech companies on how to better secure sensitive student information.
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November 03, 2016
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.
March 29, 2016
Common Sense Media has released an "information security primer" to help schools and ed-tech vendors test the privacy and security of new products.
February 17, 2016
Recent details Google provided on its data policies provoked criticism from some privacy advocates, but industry observers say the company's practices are reasonable and sound.
January 30, 2016
Proponents of community schools say better tools to facilitate the sharing of student data between schools and community partners can help the model take root.