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GDPR match up: The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

April 27, 2017 | International Association of Privacy Professionals

GDPR match up: The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

In IAPP’s Privacy Tracker series, we look at laws from across the globe and match them up against the EU General Data Protection Regulation. The aim is to help you determine how much duplication of operational effort you might avoid as you move toward GDPR compliance and help you focus your efforts. In this first […]

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Colorado Model Vendor Contract

April 27, 2017 | Colorado Department of Education

Colorado Model Vendor Contract

The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) has instituted its data and security contract review process. As part of that process, we ensure that all contracts that involve the access to or transfer of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) contain the appropriate privacy and security contract terms. If you would like to review our current contract template, it […]

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Guidelines for Data De-Identification or Anonymization

April 27, 2017 | EDUCAUSE

Guidelines for Data De-Identification or Anonymization

This document outlines high-level definitions, key challenges and risks, recommendations, critical first steps, and resources for the implementation and use of de-identified or anonymized data. It does not contain specific technical methods for the de-identification of particular data sets. The document is written specifically with institutions of higher education in mind; however, these high-level issues […]

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New York Data Security & Privacy Resource Center

April 27, 2017 | New York State Regional Information Centers

New York Data Security & Privacy Resource Center

This website provides context on data security and privacy issues in K-12 education, introduces NYS education law 2-d, discusses privacy challenges and concerns, and provides resources and best practices.

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Learning Assembly Public School Parent Poll

April 27, 2017 | The Learning Assembly

Learning Assembly Public School Parent Poll

In order to understand what parents know and believe about how technology might be impacting learning for their child, the Learning Assembly commissioned a national poll of K-12 public school parents. The poll also measured parents’ opinions about the use technology to tailor learning experiences for their students. Nationally, 1,000 K-12 public school parents participated […]

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Parents’ Attitudes Toward Education Technology

April 27, 2017 | NPR Marketplace

Parents’ Attitudes Toward Education Technology

Marketplace will soon be wrapping up a year-long exploration of technology in the classroom. In a national, online survey of parents of kids in grades 3 through 12 conducted by Lieberman Research Worldwide, “Parents’ Attitudes Toward Educational Technology,” we found parents feel good about the growing use of technology in education, and most think it […]

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2016 Digital Education Survey

April 27, 2017 | Deloitte

2016 Digital Education Survey

“Our Digital Education Survey takes a peek into today’s evolving classrooms and explores what happens after the school bell rings. We analyzed 2,800+ responses from demographically-diverse teachers, parents, and students and some of the results might surprise you. For example, students are actually interested in learning outside of the classroom, but there’s a catch! They […]

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The Top 10: Student Privacy News (March-April 2017)

April 13, 2017 | Amelia Vance

The Top 10: Student Privacy News (March-April 2017)

The Future of Privacy Forum tracks student privacy news very closely, and shares relevant news stories with our newsletter subscribers.* Approximately every month, we post “The Top 10,” a blog with our top student privacy stories. The Future of Privacy Forum is headed to IAPP! Next week in DC, FPF has several events happening at IAPP, […]

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CoSN Cybersecurity Toolkit

April 6, 2017 | Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)

CoSN Cybersecurity Toolkit

CoSN’s set of fundamental resources to help school districts protect against cyberthreats and develop effective security programs. The resources include: A planning rubric providing a comprehensive set of action areas required for a complete security plan, describing what those elements might look like at basic, developing, adequate and advanced levels A planning template—a structure for […]

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Ed Tech Product Privacy Evaluations

April 6, 2017 | Common Sense Media

Ed Tech Product Privacy Evaluations

The Common Sense Privacy Ratings Initiative rates the privacy policies on ed-tech products used by schools. The privacy rating system is based on a rubric.

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