Panelists at the South by Southwest education conference discuss the challenges of securing student data, and the political realities of explaining safeguards to parents.
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March 05, 2014
March 02, 2014
Tired of hearing about out-of-control youth-sports parents and coaches? So is the National Alliance for Youth Sports.
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.
February 07, 2014
College football's National Signing Day came and went with a bang on Wednesday, highlighting the highs and lows of high school football.
January 27, 2014
A new national survey of parents finds that mobile platforms are missing the mark in providing educational media geared toward older children.
January 10, 2014
Getting parents to the right level of participation will take at least a generation of K-12 students but it is a must for future academic and life success.
December 31, 2013
Researchers say updating parents on their children's eating habits at school is a cheap, quick way to encourage healthy choices.
December 19, 2013
A new HBO documentary provides an uncomfortable, close-up view of passionate parents seeking to encourage their children to excel in sports.
December 19, 2013
I am a big fan of Paul Graham's writing, especially his list of frighteningly ambitious startup ideas - big problems that will take incredible persistence to tackle. With that in mind, here are some experiments I'd like to see someone try in education next year. I think we'd learn a lot about how to make frighteningly better schools.
December 12, 2013
A Colorado task force recommended educating parents about the risks of not vaccinating their children before allowing them to claim a personal exemption from the requirement.