New guidance from the U.S. Education Department focuses on transparency, but some advocates want new policies and more accountability.
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July 25, 2014
July 23, 2014
A new coalition of parents and activists is pressing Congress to better protect students' sensitive educational information.
June 30, 2014
The use of technology, including "bring-your-own-device" programs, is increasingly common in K-12 schools, but significant needs remain, according to the Software & Information Industry Association.
June 25, 2014
Congressional lawmakers examined the adequacy of federal, state, and school district policies on student-data privacy at hearing on Wednesday.
June 18, 2014
School leaders lament a lack of product integration and an inability to extract data from educational software, according to a new report from the Clayton Christensen Institute.
June 10, 2014
A new special report, Navigating the Ed-Tech Marketplace, looks at the evolution of the multibillion dollar K-12 ed-tech landscape, and the pressures facing school leaders and vendors.
May 29, 2014
Nevada's state longitudinal data system does not contain readable records for individual children, state officials said, raising new questions in the educational-data debate.
May 29, 2014
The 2014 edition of the annual report also notes that individuals with a bachelor's degree earned more than twice as much as high school dropouts.
May 23, 2014
The Federal Trade Commission wants to protect 20 million private student records that are considered "assets" in ConnectEDU's proposed bankruptcy sale.
May 21, 2014
Two words seem to resonate across the country as dirty words: "competition" and "global." Heather Singmaster keeps hearing that the message must focus on cooperation instead of competition and that global is perceived as a dirty word in many communities. But is she really swearing like a sailor?