May 15, 2017 | State Scoop
Louisiana schools struggle with strict privacy law
This article discusses how in Louisiana, a new law bars school districts from sharing personally identifiable information without parental consent, but administrators say the bill goes too far.
May 15, 2017 | Colorado Department of Education
Model: How is Education Data Used? (Colorado)
This guidance helps guide parents, teachers, schools, districts and state leaders as they work together to improve student achievement so all children graduate ready for college and career. While using data effectively to guide improvement in instruction and student achievement, the Colorado Department of Education provides this guide to show how it handles its responsibility to protect student […]
May 12, 2017 | Intel Education
Student Privacy Consideration for Parents
Parents should not only be involved with their child’s home technology use, but also be familiar with the data privacy policies and practices of their child’s school. This resource provides parents with information on these privacy practices.
May 12, 2017 | Education New York
Protecting Student Privacy in Research Projects
While a great deal of attention has been paid recently to protecting the privacy of students’ personal information and education records, this resource argues that families and educators also need to be aware of the use and disclosure of students‘ personal information in research conducted by universities and other entities. This resource explores some potential […]
May 12, 2017 | SafeGov
SafeGov Boston Parents Survey: Views on technology in the classroom from Boston’s parents
This survey of parents with school age children in Boston conducted between January 2015 and February 2015 shows that parents see many benefits from in school internet access, with more than 80 percent stating that in-school internet access helps students develop the necessary skills to gain employment and participate in the global economy. However, a majority of parents […]