The former CIO for the Oregon Department of Education says they suspended and moved to terminate her over her complaints about data privacy and security.
Students and staff in a Missouri school district learned that their district-issued Google Drive accounts have been collecting personal data without their knowledge.
Shane Vander Hart: Education Week published an article this week about how Google has taken over the classroom over the last five years. This raises student data privacy concerns.
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.
The Foundations of Evidence-Based Policymaking Act (FEPA) (H.R. 4174) passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a voice vote on Wednesday afternoon.
An encounter with Google Pizza provides a great example of why Congress should reject any bill that creates a national data clearinghouse.
Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Foundations for Evidenced-Based Policymaking Act today which will create a national data clearinghouse that includes student data.
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 answer to addressing the problem of student data mining is not to make it more accessible, but to do less, preferably none at all.
Nine national organizations and 62 state grassroots organizations in 31 states express concern about student data privacy in the attempt to reauthorize the Education Sciences Reform Act (ESRA).