The education technology community must continue waiting for details on the new federal Student Digital Privacy Act proposed by President Obama earlier this month.
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January 21, 2015
November 21, 2014
States must shift from a compliance-driven approach to a "customer service" based system when sharing student education data with parents, students and educators.
November 20, 2014
States have established data systems collecting student education data, but now need to find ways to use that information effectively, a new report finds.
October 07, 2014
Companies now have a voluntary pledge for privacy practices they can sign as K-12 service providers, but some privacy advocates say it doesn't go far enough.
May 29, 2014
Nevada's state longitudinal data system does not contain readable records for individual children, state officials said, raising new questions in the educational-data debate.
November 18, 2013
As teacher preparation programs come under increasing pressure to track the effectiveness of their graduates, a new report by the Data Quality Campaign finds that fewer than half of states provide annual data on teacher performance to colleges of education.
November 28, 2012
Data on graduation rates, postsecondary success, and the efficacy of teacher preparation programs are three important areas affected by the lack of collaboration.
November 15, 2012
With the infrastructure for robust, longitudinal education data systems in place for most states, the Data Quality Campaign says the focus should now be on helping educators use the systems more effectively.
December 02, 2011
While every state now has the ability to use data to guide education policy decisions, the reality is many don't still take advantage of it. The latest snapshot of state-by-state progress on information sharing, Data for Action 2011, was released yesterday by the Data Quality Campaign, a national c...