The New York state education department's partnership with inBloom may proceed despite privacy concerns from parents, a state judge determined.
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February 10, 2014
February 04, 2014
The Data Quality Campaign and a host of partners are urging states to promote policies that will foster better use of student data by educators.
January 22, 2014
The nonprofit group Common Sense Media found overwhelming bipartisan support for proposals geared towards safeguarding children's personal information.
December 13, 2013
More school districts are relying on cloud-computing services, but they have not put in place safeguards for protecting students' personal information, a study finds.
November 27, 2013
Chicago school districts officials have declined an opportunity to partner with inBloom, a decision that comes on the heels of other clients opting out of agreements with the data-management provider.
November 15, 2013
Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and a bipartisan group of lawmakers have introduced legislation designed to protect students' online privacy.
October 23, 2013
U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey has asked the U.S. Department of Education a series of questions about its ability to protect students' privacy rights as data about them is collected.
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.
September 26, 2013
The growing use of cloud computing by European schools is putting students there at risk of being "tracked and profiled," a new report says.
August 12, 2013
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are analyzing 'clickstream data' from video games for signs of learning.