Common Sense Media has released an "information security primer" to help schools and ed-tech vendors test the privacy and security of new products.
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March 29, 2016
February 17, 2016
Recent details Google provided on its data policies provoked criticism from some privacy advocates, but industry observers say the company's practices are reasonable and sound.
January 30, 2016
Proponents of community schools say better tools to facilitate the sharing of student data between schools and community partners can help the model take root.
January 28, 2016
Among the hot topics at this year's EduCon 2.8 conference, kicking off Friday in Philadelphia, is a new book from researcher danah boyd on the "networked lives" of today's teens.
January 14, 2016
The Democratic Senator from Minnesota called on Google to be more transparent about the data it collects on students and how that information is being used.
January 13, 2016
When it comes to collecting and using big data, education and professional sports have a surprising amount to learn from each other.
January 12, 2016
An inside look at how Bay Area ed-tech startup AltSchool is using big data and analytics to develop new software tools for schools.
January 06, 2016
Research into "affect-aware" computerized tutoring systems that detect student emotions could help change the direction of personalized learning.
January 05, 2016
Educators and policymakers around the country are carefully watching the implementation of the state's Student Online Personal Information Protection Act to assess its effectiveness.
December 04, 2015
A prominent nonprofit that supports digital privacy filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that the tech giant has strayed from a pledge to protect student privacy.