Results from an unscientific survey by the Electronic Frontier Foundation suggest parents and students are worried about surveillance in schools.
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April 18, 2017
April 05, 2017
Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler blasted his Republican successor, accusing him of using "smokescreens" and "double speak" on key issues affecting K-12 schools.
February 13, 2017
The IRS is warning school districts to watch out for official-looking emails that ask for copies of employees' W-2 forms.
February 06, 2017
Three years after inBloom's demise, the ed-tech sector is still struggling to make sense of what went wrong - and how to address persistent data-sharing challenges.
February 01, 2017
A new center at the University of Southern California brings together education and engineering to research sensors-based networks in the classroom.
January 19, 2017
Mississippi's state attorney general hopes to force Google to be more transparent about how it handles data generated by student users of G Suite for Education.
December 06, 2016
A complaint to the Federal Trade Commission finds fault with the privacy protections of internet-connected toys.
December 02, 2016
Many vendors lack even minimal data-security protections, leaving school and student data vulnerable, according to Common Sense Education.
November 23, 2016
Districts can pay for cybersecurity software with the E-rate program, one report finds, while another shows a strong interest in procuring goods and services for school safety.
November 03, 2016
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued recommendations, but no new requirements, for ed-tech companies on how to better secure sensitive student information.