The Attorney General should call a halt to educational data mining activities, and force compliance with all privacy laws for the protection of our children in New Hampshire.
NetRef allows teachers to restrict what students access online, but also allows local schools to monitor the “real time internet activity” of students.
JaKell Sullivan: Intel helped draft a federal privacy bil, but there is ample evidence that what Intel wants is data interoperability, not data privacy.
Online data, whether it is employee data or student data, is not 100 percent safe which is why schools should be extremely limited in what they store online.
Mary Byrne and Cheri Kiesecker: Invisible analytics, profiling, sharing or selling of data collected without consent or knowledge makes every Internet user vulnerable.
Students and staff in a Missouri school district learned that their district-issued Google Drive accounts have been collecting personal data without their knowledge.
Jane Robbins: Individuals should be free to accomplish their own dreams by virtue of their unique characteristics. Impersonal algorithms should not block that chance.
Norfolk Public Schools in Virginia illegally posted dozens of students’ private health information online, as part of the district’s crisis plans The Virginian Pilot reports.
A class action lawsuit was filed against ACT by a group of disabled students and parents of disabled students for release of their disability status.
The New York Times reports that information on school websites is not as safe as one would think. Most tracking scripts on school websites are benign, but not always.