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Surveying Encryption Practices of Technology Used Within Schools

May 10, 2017 | Common Sense Education

Surveying Encryption Practices of Technology Used Within Schools

This study is a result of automated tests on 1,221 logins used by 1,128 vendors for technology used in schools and by youth. We surveyed login locations (login URLs) to assess the level of basic support for encryption. While our list of sites is not exhaustive, it is representative of websites from small developers, well-established companies, […]

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E-Rate Toolkit – Administrator Guide

May 10, 2017 | Common Sense Education

E-Rate Toolkit – Administrator Guide

The Toolkit contains lessons for school administrators organized by grade, complete with supporting student handouts, videos, assessments, and parent tips, as well as a Teacher Verification Document. Common Sense suggests that you choose one of the two implementation options below for your district or school.

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Five Ways Community Organizations Can Ensure Effective and Responsible Data Use

May 10, 2017 | Strive Together

Five Ways Community Organizations Can Ensure Effective and Responsible Data Use

Data informed decision-making is a central tenet of cradle to career collective impact efforts, neighborhood-based strategies, community schools initiatives, and other outcomes-focused community-based organizations. The ability of community organizations to access student-level data from schools is critical to understanding what is working and what actions are leading to improved outcomes. To ensure student protection and […]

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COPPA: The Basics

May 10, 2017 | ACT: The App Association

COPPA: The Basics

This FAQ document gives an overview of basics for education ed tech professionals and developers to know in advance of updates to COPPA being implemented.

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BYOD and COPPA

May 10, 2017 | K-12 Blueprint

BYOD and COPPA

This resource is geared towards education officials seeking to design a BYOD program, including guidance on how to remain consistent with COPPA.

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Primer: Enforcement of Children’s Online Privacy

May 10, 2017 | TRUSTe

Primer: Enforcement of Children’s Online Privacy

The COPPA Primer addresses three amendments to the COPPA Rule, including: new ways to obtain verifiable parental consent; the strengthened confidentiality, security, and integrity provision; and the new data retention and deletion provision. Learn How to Comply with the Latest Amendments to the COPPA Rule & Ensure Child Safety.

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Security Planning Rubric

May 10, 2017 | Consortium for School Networking

Security Planning Rubric

This rubric describes the status of issues that districts can examine to determine current degree of security preparedness.

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CoSN Protecting Privacy In Connected Learning Online Course

May 10, 2017 | Consortium for School Networking

CoSN Protecting Privacy In Connected Learning Online Course

This course is designed for school district leaders who need help in understanding existing privacy laws, defining best and necessary practices around privacy, and communicating with their communities.

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