June 18, 2015 | Ferpa Sherpa
What does it take to protect student privacy?
We often discuss privacy in terms of what needs to be done to protect student data but the thing that has become clear in my conversations with different stakeholders is the need to focus on providing training and awareness to everyone involved in working with student data.
May 14, 2015 | Ferpa Sherpa
Storytelling as Privacy
If you are the parent of a 5th grader in public school and live in NYC you most likely went through the dreaded “middle school application process” and while there are many issues to discuss around the concept of “choice” in schools in NYC one particular aspect caught my attention.
April 16, 2015 | Ferpa Sherpa
Privacy policies and Security – can we get it right???
We talk about building trust so that we can work on protecting student data privacy, but it is difficult to protect student privacy only with policy.