Jane Robbins: All parents should download the Parent Toolkit just released by the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy to learn how to protect their children.
Lynne Taylor and Kirsten Lombard discuss the trend of collecting, sharing, and mining of personally identifiable student data and where it is heading.
Parents and citizens are alarmed by bills currently moving through the Alabama legislature to create a massive warehouse of education and workforce data.
Please submit comments before MIDNIGHT, MONDAY 2/13 opposing this latest global taxpayer funded psychological data mining scheme of our youngest children.
Wearable tech will become mainstream in schools in four to five years. The new technology brings with it new concerns for parents about student data privacy.
Private information about students is made available for use in behavioral, psychological, and social science research unrelated to academics.
U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) introduced the “Student Privacy Protection Act,” a bill that amends the General Education Provisions Act.
Similar to what John Eppolito experienced in Nevada, parents in Colorado are having a difficult time accessing their own student’s data, but 3rd party entities don’t seem to have trouble getting access. From Watchdog Wire: Colorado school districts are collecting broad, detailed educational and psychological data on their students for use by private companies and […]
Sara Wood, a mom in Louisiana, gave testimony before during a hearing on SB 449 before the Louisiana Senate Education Committee on March 19th. This bill will likely be up for a vote on Wednesday and it is important to note that it is wholly inadequate to protect privacy. You can watch her testimony below […]
Last week New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and the New York Assembly Education Chair Catherine Nolan released a letter to New York State Education Commissioner John King that expresses concerns about the department’s plan to share student data with an outside vendor. The letter was also signed by 50 Assembly Democrats and it requests […]