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.
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May 01, 2015
April 28, 2015
A revamped federal student-data-privacy bill would cover more student information, allow fewer uses of that data, and impose new requirements on ed-tech vendors.
April 07, 2015
A draft overhaul of FERPA would ban the use of students' educational records for marketing, allow companies to be fined, and expand parental opt-out rights.
April 03, 2015
A Kaplan survey of college admissions officers reveals one in four felt pressure to admit a well-connected applicant who did not meet the school's standards.
February 12, 2015
Modernization of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 was the focus of a U.S. House hearing Wednesday.
July 30, 2014
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.
July 30, 2014
U.S. Senators Edward Markey and Orrin Hatch introduced a bill to update FERPA with stricter restrictions on the use of students' personally identifiable information.
June 02, 2014
The Education Department ramped up its efforts today to increase educational stability for children in the foster care system.
May 14, 2014
Two U.S. senators today released a draft of a bill that would amend the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.
May 01, 2014
A White House report released today recommends modernizing the privacy regulatory framework that governs how student data is handled.