Larry Magid, President and CEO of ConnectSafely wrote an article that articulates student rights under FERPA and what parents should know to keep their children safe.
Steve McDonald, General Counsel for the Rhode Island School of Design and well known FERPA expert gives parent’s advice on how to protect their student’s data in an interview with Tracy Mitrano on SafeGov.
The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) in partnership with Houston ISD’s Office of Educational Technology have introduced a student-created video campaign to encourage public school students to engage about how to safeguard their privacy and personal data.
The Houston ISD Education Technology department provides trending, analysis, research, testing and customized innovative services to support the district’s strategic initiatives. In addition, Houston ISD provides many resources for parents and students about their online privacy. In particular, Houston ISD provides a Safety and Security Rating, which rates commonly used web applications for their safety, […]
Common Sense Media has released their SOPIPA FAQs with the intent to help educate parents, teachers, and educational service providers about California’s Student Online Personal Information Protection Act. In the FAQs, Common Sense shares its ideas for the SOPIPA best practices.
The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), Connect Safely, and the National PTA are proud to announce that the Parent’s Guide to Student Data Privacy is now available in Spanish, both on-line and in hard copy formats. Last year, FPF partnered with ConnectSafely and the National PTA to create the Parent’s Guide to Student Data Privacy. […]
Type of Use Examples Administrative Student registration, Course scheduling, Guidance counseling, Attendance, School lunch programs, Busing services Instructional Homework assignments, Learning apps, Working collaboratively online, Engaging with teachers and classmates, Tailored course curricula, Support services, and Instructional tools Assessment and Measurement Measuring the quality of education, Standardized tests, Course assessments, Reshaping Classroom materials, Measuring […]
Children use various educational programs and e-games for both learning and fun.
There are a number of important laws that touch upon privacy in the classroom.
Parents need to trust both schools and the service providers that work with schools.