More school districts are relying on cloud-computing services, but they have not put in place safeguards for protecting students' personal information, a study finds.
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December 13, 2013
November 27, 2013
Chicago school districts officials have declined an opportunity to partner with inBloom, a decision that comes on the heels of other clients opting out of agreements with the data-management provider.
November 15, 2013
Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and a bipartisan group of lawmakers have introduced legislation designed to protect students' online privacy.
November 13, 2013
A group of New York parents are suing to try to block a partnership between the state and the education technology provider inBloom.
November 08, 2013
inBloom, the ed-tech nonprofit company that helps schools store and use student data to create more personalized learning, is seeing its popularity decline.
October 23, 2013
U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey has asked the U.S. Department of Education a series of questions about its ability to protect students' privacy rights as data about them is collected.
October 14, 2013
Common Sense Media, an organization that rates educational products for their quality, has written a letter to industry groups asking them to take steps to ensure student privacy, the New York Times reports.
September 29, 2013
The judge said the challengers lacked standing because they had not suffered any injury under the regulations for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.
September 26, 2013
The growing use of cloud computing by European schools is putting students there at risk of being "tracked and profiled," a new report says.
August 07, 2013
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are analyzing 'clickstream data' from video games for signs of learning.