May 12, 2017 | Georgetown University
Hiding Behind Ivory Towers: Penalizing Schools That Improperly Invoke Student Privacy To Suppress Open Records Requests
This article suggests the status quo gives institutions strong incentives to unlawfully deny open records requests through reliance on FERPA. Indeed, it makes economic sense for many of these institutions to overcomply with FERPA and undercomply with open records laws. To alleviate this problem, this Note proposes the imposition of penalties on schools that unreasonably withhold […]
May 11, 2017 | World Privacy Forum
Student Privacy 101: Health Privacy in Schools – What Law Applies?
Whether your records are covered under HIPAA or FERPA — or in some cases are not covered under any law — can be a challenging question to answer in some instances. Here are some basics to guide you through the most important parts of what information is covered by what law, when, and where.
May 11, 2017 | Google
Google’s Letter to Senator Franken regarding Student Data Privacy
This letter outlines Google’s response to Senator Al Franken of Minnesota, who inquired about Google’s student data privacy practices, particularly with respect to Google’s Apps for Education.
May 11, 2017 | Fordham University School of Law Technology and Privacy Law Practicum
Privacy Handbook for Student Information Online: A Toolkit for Schools and Parents
Under the direction of Professor Joel R. Reidenberg, the Technology and Law Practicum course at Fordham Law School prepared this set of materials to assist school communities in addressing online privacy issues. These materials offer tools for school administrators, teachers and parents to better understand and address online privacy protections and legal requirements.
May 10, 2017 | American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Privacy and Classroom Video Recordings for Teacher Preparation
Leaders from across educator preparation, early childhood, and K-12 schools are developing new and better ways to prepare beginning teachers and assess their readiness to lead today’s diverse classrooms. In doing so, they are coming together to support the use of video to capture examples of practice. These videos provide meaningful evidence of how aspiring […]
May 10, 2017 | ACLU of Massachusetts
Back to the Drawing Board: Student Privacy in Massachusetts K-12 Schools
This report aims to carefully examine and advocate for effective policies, regulations, and laws governing youth privacy where technology meets student information.
May 10, 2017 | Apple
Apple Parent Guide to Privacy
This guide is designed to help parents and guardians understand how Apple helps protect the privacy of your student’s information. Our goal is to provide the best tools for learning, while making sure our technology works in ways that protect your student’s privacy and keep their data safe.