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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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Student Data Privacy Consortium Website

April 6, 2017 | Student Data Privacy Consortium

Student Data Privacy Consortium Website

The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) is a non-profit collaborative of schools, districts, regional and state agencies, policy makers, trade organizations and marketplace providers addressing tactical, real-world, and implementable solutions to growing data privacy concerns. The Consortium develops materials, hosts events, provides membership artifacts, generates template & tools, and delivers effective practices, all through a […]

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Privacy 101 for Educators and School Officials

April 6, 2017 | Software and Information Industry Association

Privacy 101 for Educators and School Officials

On February 18, 2016, The Software and Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) co-sponsored a webinar with the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) and AASA: The School Superintendent’s Association. Over the past three years, many states have passed or implemented new student data privacy laws affecting schools, state departments […]

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Webinar: School Surveillance and the Consequences for Equity and Privacy

April 6, 2017 | National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE)

Webinar: School Surveillance and the Consequences for Equity and Privacy

Despite 49 states introducing more than 400 bills on student data privacy since 2014, states have yet to address privacy protections for school surveillance or its inequitable effects. A new NASBE report examines this important, emerging issue, identifying the benefits and potential problems posed by school surveillance. In “School Surveillance: The Consequences for Equity and […]

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Regulating Student Data Privacy: Don’t Throw the Baby out with the Bathwater

April 6, 2017 | National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE)

Regulating Student Data Privacy: Don’t Throw the Baby out with the Bathwater

Experts predicted that student data privacy would be a major issue in 2015, and they were right: As of March 26, state legislatures in 41 states had introduced a combined 160 student privacy bills, more than the total number introduced in all of 2014. Many of those bills would give state boards of education a […]

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A Tale of Two Federal Student Data Privacy Bills

April 6, 2017 | National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE)

A Tale of Two Federal Student Data Privacy Bills

Two ambitious proposals on student data privacy were proposed in early 2015 in the US House of Representatives. This 2-pager summarizes and analyzes those proposals.

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2015 Trends in State Legislation on Student Data Privacy

April 6, 2017 | National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE)

2015 Trends in State Legislation on Student Data Privacy

A surge in state legislation on student data privacy this year has continued to empower state boards of education with authority over student privacy. So far this year, 47 state legislatures have introduced more than 180 bills in total, 16 of which have become law. In a third of those states, legislators are considering or […]

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