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Privacy News from Around the World

August 1, 2019 | PogoWasRight.org

Privacy News from Around the World

This resource intends to increase privacy awareness around the world. In particular this page updates on youth and education privacy news.

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AISP Network Site Case Studies

July 17, 2019 | Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy

AISP Network Site Case Studies

In 2013, the AISP team conducted in-depth interviews with staff at eight Network sites. The resulting case studies carefully examine the diverse IDS models that exist across the Network, analyze how each site uses their IDS to produce actionable intelligence for social policy and practice, and document core components of robust IDS sites.  

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Guidelines for Trusted Data Use

July 17, 2019 | Data Futures Partnership

Guidelines for Trusted Data Use

Many people understand the benefits of data use, but have key questions they expect to be answered before they are comfortable sharing their personal information. These draft Guidelines set out these questions and provide advice to organizations on the kinds of answers New Zealanders are likely to find acceptable.

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Data Ethics Framework

July 17, 2019 | UK Department of Digital, Cultural, Media and Sport

Data Ethics Framework

This Data Ethics Framework sets out clear principles for how data should be used in the public sector. It will help us maximize the value of data whilst also setting the highest standards for transparency and accountability when building or buying new data technology.  

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Student Data Privacy: A Toolkit for Connecticut School Districts

July 15, 2019 | Connecticut Commission for Education Technology

Student Data Privacy: A Toolkit for Connecticut School Districts

Members of the Data & Privacy Advisory Council of the Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology have assembled this list of research and resources to assist our state’s K – 12 school districts in adopting best practices regarding the protection of student data accessible to third parties. This work stemmed from requests from school leaders for […]

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Privacy Risks and Harms Report

June 19, 2019 | Common Sense

Privacy Risks and Harms Report

The Common Sense Privacy Risks and Harms report identifies risks to children and students as they engage online and identifies ways for parents and educators to choose the products that best protect our youngest consumers from privacy intrusions and manipulation by third parties that could have long-term implications.

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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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Common Sense Policy Annotator Training – For Educators

June 19, 2019 | Common Sense

Common Sense Policy Annotator Training – For Educators

The following training guide is presented for educators in several short video presentations to provide training on the Common Sense privacy evaluations, use of the policy annotator tool to complete basic or full evaluations, and more information about our transparency questions, scoring methodology, and how to understand the the results.

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