U.S. Senators Edward Markey, D-Mass., and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, introduced a bill Wednesday that would tighten restrictions on the use of student data.
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July 30, 2014
June 04, 2014
Decisions about what cloud-based education technology K-12 schools use should be centralized in district offices, say researchers from Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society.
February 24, 2014
Secretary Duncan is addressing the Common Sense Media School Privacy Zone Summit today in Washington. I hope he acknowledges that student privacy is paramount--and so is student learning. We can and must craft updates to public education policy that reflect new opportunities as well as new concerns.
January 24, 2014
The letter from 34 state superintendents caps a rising wave of concern that administering student assessments through two big multistage consortia puts student data privacy at risk.
January 24, 2014
The letter from 34 state superintendents caps a rising wave of concern that administering student assessments through two big multistate consortia puts student data privacy at risk.
January 14, 2014
Sen. Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, will soon propose legislation meant to safeguard student data, records that many privacy advocates say are at risk.
January 09, 2014
New York state is delaying the uploading of all private student data to the cloud, some say in response to political pressure.
December 06, 2013
The National Assessment Governing Board faced criticism of its proposals to reorganize background questions asked of students in the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
November 27, 2013
The Chicago school system has chosen not to partner with inBloom, signaling yet another challenge for the ed-tech nonprofit.
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.