Lynne Taylor and Kirsten Lombard discuss the trend of collecting, sharing, and mining of personally identifiable student data and where it is heading.
The Data Quality Campaign released its report that includes the four priorities to be adopted by policy makers in order to “make data work for students.”
PBS News Hour highlighted digital education along with student data privacy concerns in their “Making the Grade” segment.
The Arizona Senate will consider bills that relate to protecting student privacy and a parent’s right to opt their students out of assessments.
A federal district court granted the request of the California Parents Association to receive all of the personal information and school records of public school students.
Education Week in an article yesterday noted the absence of student data protection in the ESEA reauthorization conference report called the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The amendment co-sponsored by U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) & Ed Markey (D-MA) doesn’t actually protect privacy, but creates a committee to study it.
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley issued an executive order related to student data collection that established the state’s longitudinal database system.
There are a number of Common Core-related bills that have been filed in the Connecticut General Assembly, but none would repeal the standards.