A proposed federal regulation would require any content developed with grant funds from the U.S. Department of Education to be openly licensed.
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October 29, 2015
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 05, 2015
De-identifying student data is often easier said than done, prompting new debate about the best way to protect student privacy without thwarting research and innovation.
July 22, 2015
The Student Privacy Protection Act would update FERPA to ban the use of student information for targeted advertising and allow for fines of up to $1.5 million on educational agencies.
June 30, 2015
Millions of dollars worth of corporate donations are still available from the president's ConnectED Initiative. More Future Ready Summits will be held, too.
June 26, 2015
Roughly 18,000 ed-tech enthusiasts will descend on Philadelphia this weekend for the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education.
June 18, 2015
The Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015 would authorize a new federal grant program for innovative pilot programs that expand Internet access for students beyond schools.
May 06, 2015
Greg Toppo of USA Today, Richard Culatta of the U.S. education department, and Michael Levine of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center will talk digital learning games during a Ed Week Twitter chat Thursday evening.
April 20, 2015
Although it's just a first step, bipartisan support for the "I-TECH" amendment by the Senate Education Committee is seen as positive by ed-tech advocates.
March 03, 2015
Eleven "highly innovative" principals told U.S. Education Department officials about leadership, dealing with state tests, and their efforts to go to scale.