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.
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July 22, 2015
July 16, 2015
A new compendium of high school graduation statistics paints a stark portrait of need, even as the overall national rate rises.
July 09, 2015
Delaware, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, and South Carolina all had their waivers from provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act approved, but some got longer waivers than others.
July 08, 2015
Less than a year after leaving the U.S. Department of Education, one of Secretary Arne Duncan's former key staffers is returning as a senior adviser.
July 01, 2015
The big question is whether the plans submitted to the Education Department will actually make a difference when it comes to the equitable distribution of teachers.
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
So the big news of the day wasn't education related, but the U.S. Department of Education is celebrating all the same, at least on social media.
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 19, 2015
Now that the Obama administration's competitive grant programs are on the wane, can districts sustain the work funded through those efforts?
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.