Among the hot topics at this year's EduCon 2.8 conference, kicking off Friday in Philadelphia, is a new book from researcher danah boyd on the "networked lives" of today's teens.
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January 28, 2016
January 14, 2016
The Democratic Senator from Minnesota called on Google to be more transparent about the data it collects on students and how that information is being used.
January 13, 2016
When it comes to collecting and using big data, education and professional sports have a surprising amount to learn from each other.
January 12, 2016
An inside look at how Bay Area ed-tech startup AltSchool is using big data and analytics to develop new software tools for schools.
January 06, 2016
Research into "affect-aware" computerized tutoring systems that detect student emotions could help change the direction of personalized learning.
January 05, 2016
Educators and policymakers around the country are carefully watching the implementation of the state's Student Online Personal Information Protection Act to assess its effectiveness.
December 04, 2015
A prominent nonprofit that supports digital privacy filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that the tech giant has strayed from a pledge to protect student privacy.
December 01, 2015
The Every Student Succeeds Act would allow federal funds to be used to train teachers on data use and privacy, but does not tackle FERPA modernization.
October 01, 2015
Microsoft's new operating system, Windows 10, which is being marketed to K-12 districts, is drawing heavy criticism for allowing various forms of data-collection on its users.
September 24, 2015
Florida law enforcement officials end their investigation into cyberattacks that disrupted statewide testing earlier this year.