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August 28, 2015

Student-Data-Privacy Legislation Signed in Delaware Latest in Trend Among States

Delaware jumps on the student-data privacy bandwagon with a new law that holds vendors accountable for keeping student information private.

July 27, 2015

Implementation Challenges on the Path to Personalization

There are several technical challenges to delivering on the promise of personalized learning including defining a standard student record, boosting interoperability, and combining multiple formative sources. However, there are additionally daunting implementation barriers related to school models, leadership and parents. Despite these challenges, personalization offers tremendous opportunities to boost achievement for both accelerated and struggling learners.

July 23, 2015

Student Privacy Bill Could Focus School-Research Partnerships

A new FERPA bill could boost interest in research partnerships, but narrow their focus.

July 08, 2015

Technical Challenges on the Path to Personalization

A combination of best practices and new tools makes us optimistic that personalized learning will be adopted at scale and will lead to the anticipated gains. We believe a comprehensive learner profile, data backpack, and student portfolio are key to personalization. However, there are five challenges to overcome to unlock the power of personalized learning that includes student records, interoperability, and developing growth rates.

July 08, 2015

Data Quality Campaign Unveils Resource to Help Define Student Data

A group that advocates for responsible use of data is circulating an infographic meant to define student data and explain how it is used.

July 01, 2015

Educators Report on Uses, Wish List for Student Data in K-12

A study from the ed-tech industry looks at what training educators want, and how they recommend increasing the effectiveness of student data used in schools.

June 23, 2015

Why One District Added Another Test

Why one school district added yet another assessment to an already full testing docket.

May 01, 2015

Parents' Guide to Student Data-Privacy Policy Released by Advocacy Group

Future of Privacy Forum released a new guide to help parents better understand current student-data-privacy laws and their rights when it comes to their child's education information.

April 29, 2015

Choose Learning That Benefits One and All

An experienced school leader shares key steps to achieving school excellence.

April 06, 2015

Venture Capital Roundup: Four Ed-Tech Companies Secure New Funding

Four ed-tech companies brought in a combined $7.8 million of funding, for everything from a platform to track student academic data to an adaptive learning platform.

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