A new law in California strengthens privacy protections for consumers, including children under 16, but leaves open some questions for K-12 educators.
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January 06, 2020
January 03, 2020
A New York State school district has announced it will begin using controversial facial recognition software for school safety purposes, over the strenuous objections of civil liberties advocates.
October 08, 2019
The Consortium for School Networking has launched a toolkit to help school districts improve their ability for systems and applications to easily share content.
September 09, 2019
The Flagstaff Unified School District in Arizona is just the latest to fall victim to a cybersecurity attack so disruptive it forced schools to close.
August 22, 2019
The law is one of the few state state-level policies taking responsibility for the growing online threat.
July 19, 2019
In the era of YouTube, Fortnite, and Snapchat, does one of the main federal laws protecting online privacy for kids under 13 need a makeover?
July 15, 2019
The Maryland State Department of Education "inappropriately stored" personal information of 1.4 million students and more than 230,000 teachers, leaving them vulnerable to potential bad actors, according to an audit published earlier this month.
July 10, 2019
A K12 Inc. company database that included information for 19,000 students was available for anyone with an internet connection to see for at least a week.
July 09, 2019
Citing Education Week's reporting, the ACLU and nearly three dozen other groups asked Fla. Gov. Ron DeSantis to immediately halt construction of the new statewide database, scheduled to be operational Aug. 1.
May 30, 2019
The New York State Education Department has put the brakes on a school district's planned trial run of new facial recognition software aimed at improving school safety.