Ed Tech Archive

2018 State of EdTech Privacy Report

June 19, 2019 | Common Sense

2018 State of EdTech Privacy Report

The release of our 2018 State of EdTech Privacy Report represents the culmination of our research over the past three years in evaluating hundreds of education technology-related applications and services. The report limits its findings to 100 privacy policies from popular edtech applications and services, as determined from interviews with various teachers, schools, and districts […]

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Our 2019 EdTech Security Survey

June 19, 2019 | Common Sense

Our 2019 EdTech Security Survey

Common Sense released this 2019 EdTech Security Survey as part of a semi-annual examination of security practices of education technology-related online services using our security assessment tools. The previous 2018 State of EdTech Security Survey found that approximately 87 percent of edtech services support encryption, and 78 percent of edtech services require encryption. Their findings in early 2019 indicate no meaningful improvements in the percentage […]

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Model Terms of Service Guide

June 14, 2019 | Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Model Terms of Service Guide

This webinar, put together by the Privacy Technical Assistance Center, outlines a guide for creating a model terms of service.

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Forum Guide to Early Warning Systems

May 22, 2019 | National Forum on Education Statistics

Forum Guide to Early Warning Systems

The Forum Guide to Early Warning Systems provides information and best practices to help education agencies plan, develop, implement, and use an early warning system in their agency to inform interventions that improve student outcomes. The document includes a review of early warning systems and their use in education agencies and explains the role of […]

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SDPC Resource Registry

May 19, 2019 | Student Data Privacy Consortium

SDPC Resource Registry

The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) is an unique collaborative of schools, districts, regional, territories and state agencies, policy makers, trade organizations and marketplace providers addressing real-world, adaptable, and implementable solutions to growing data privacy concerns.

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