An inside look at how Bay Area ed-tech startup AltSchool is using big data and analytics to develop new software tools for schools.
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January 12, 2016
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.
September 21, 2015
Just 42 percent of parents are at ease with companies that create software, websites, and apps having access to student records, a national poll shows.
August 31, 2015
An interest group has launched an effort meant to help parents protect student data that could be released through schools' "directory" information.
August 28, 2015
Delaware jumps on the student-data privacy bandwagon with a new law that holds vendors accountable for keeping student information private.