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).
The Data Quality Campaign released its annual report on how states are doing at accomplishing their policy agenda for student data collection.
Lynne Taylor and Kirsten Lombard discuss the trend of collecting, sharing, and mining of personally identifiable student data and where it is heading.