Parents and students can opt out from schools disclosing personal information, but many schools don't make that option clear to families.
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The Consortium for School Networking has launched a toolkit to help school districts improve their ability for systems and applications to easily share content.
April 26, 2019
A recent report from Common Sense Media reveals that teachers don't feel they have the right tech for their classrooms.
April 06, 2019
Groups like the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Michael & Susan Dell Foundation are pushing a 'technocratic' approach to school reform that could change the way we think about public-school governance, says USC professor Patricia Burch.
March 15, 2019
States and districts should create comprehensive data inventories and adopt clear retention and deletion policies, recommends the Center for Democracy & Technology.
February 14, 2019
Eighty-eight percent of teachers reported having access to student data, but the information rarely presented a cumulative portrait of students' abilities and experiences.
December 20, 2018
From cybersecurity to school safety, privacy to personalized learning, and social media to media literacy, here are 10 of the biggest stories on the ed-tech beat in 2018.
November 29, 2018
The backlog of student-privacy complaints from parents goes back years, an audit found, and the department lacks basic controls and procedures.
November 29, 2017
Massive data collection and algorithmic bias are big concerns with no easy answers, experts told the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday.
June 30, 2017
Schools should automatically delete a wide range of "superfluous" student information at the end of each school year, says digital-privacy lawyer Bradley Shear.