California's new student-data-privacy bill prohibits vendors from selling student information and restricts targeting advertising and the building of student profiles.
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September 30, 2014
September 17, 2014
The advance of student-data-privacy legislation in California and elsewhere has attracted media attention in recent weeks.
September 10, 2014
"Twelve a Dozen," is Amplify's first attempt to sell directly into the consumer space, as opposed to going after buyers based in K-12 districts.
May 01, 2014
A White House report released today recommends modernizing the privacy regulatory framework that governs how student data is handled.
February 04, 2014
An overwhelming majority of Americans, with or without children, support technology upgrades and greater broadband access for public schools, a new report says.
October 14, 2013
Common Sense Media, an advocacy group that rates education products, is urging major industry group to take stronger steps to protect student data, the New York Times reports.
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.
December 07, 2012
Proposed changes to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act would strengthen restrictions for how companies collect personal information about children.
November 01, 2012
Educators say the Internet and digital tools are helping improve students' research habits, but hurting their attention spans, according to two surveys.
August 31, 2012
The case for digital literacy education may best be explained by teachers.