Mary Byrne and Cheri Kiesecker: Invisible analytics, profiling, sharing or selling of data collected without consent or knowledge makes every Internet user vulnerable.
A study from Fordham Law School’s Center on Law and Information Policy uncovered and documented an overall lack of transparency in the student information commercial marketplace and an absence of law to protect student information.
American Principles Project and individuals from more than 100 organizations including Education Liberty Watch and Eagle Forum called on Congress to rewrite the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
The White House announced that President Donald Trump’s school security plan also includes a review of FERPA to “determine if any changes or clarifications are needed to improve coordination between mental health and other healthcare professionals, school officials, and law enforcement personnel.”
The U.S. Department of Education recently found that the Agora Cyber Charter School in Pennsylvania did violate the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) almost five years after the complaint was made.
Gates-funded Data Quality Campaign is going to Congress to weigh in on the Student Privacy Protection Act (H.R. 3157 – 114th Congress) to be reintroduced.
The Collaborative for Student Success belittling parents and ignoring well-founded research that supports their arguments is a poor method of persuasion.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation after a two-year study found school devices are spying on kids who use them, and their parents are blissfully unaware.
Parents and citizens are alarmed by bills currently moving through the Alabama legislature to create a massive warehouse of education and workforce data.