Policymakers Archive

A Conversation with Iris Palmer

August 20, 2019 | Amelia Vance

A Conversation with Iris Palmer

On July 31, FPF spoke with Iris Palmer, Senior Advisor for Higher Education and Workforce, in the Education Policy Program at New America, about how predictive analytics can be used to help low-income and minority students succeed in college or, alternatively, to shut them out altogether.

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A Conversation with Sonja Trainor

August 6, 2019 | Amelia Vance

A Conversation with Sonja Trainor

The National School Board Association (NSBA), a federation of state school board associations representing more than 90,000 school board officials across the United States, wrote two of FPF’s favorite legal and policy guides on student data privacy and security, “Data in the Cloud” and “Data Security for Schools.” On July 22, FPF spoke with Sonja Trainor, NSBA’s Managing Director for Legal Advocacy, about these resources.

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Privacy News from Around the World

August 1, 2019 | PogoWasRight.org

Privacy News from Around the World

This resource intends to increase privacy awareness around the world. In particular this page updates on youth and education privacy news.

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July 17, 2019 | Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy

Legal Issues for IDS Use: Finding a Way Forward

This paper offers practical insights to enable governmental agencies and other parties to develop the foundational legal documents for an IDS. The two primary foundational legal documents are the memorandum of understanding (MOU) and data use license (DUL). The MOU is the agreement among the parties that are contributing data to the IDS (“Data Contributors”) […]

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AISP Network Site Case Studies

July 17, 2019 | Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy

AISP Network Site Case Studies

In 2013, the AISP team conducted in-depth interviews with staff at eight Network sites. The resulting case studies carefully examine the diverse IDS models that exist across the Network, analyze how each site uses their IDS to produce actionable intelligence for social policy and practice, and document core components of robust IDS sites.  

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Data Ethics Framework

July 17, 2019 | UK Department of Digital, Cultural, Media and Sport

Data Ethics Framework

This Data Ethics Framework sets out clear principles for how data should be used in the public sector. It will help us maximize the value of data whilst also setting the highest standards for transparency and accountability when building or buying new data technology.  

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A Conversation with Rachel Anderson

July 10, 2019 | Amelia Vance

A Conversation with Rachel Anderson

DQC’s new resource, “The Emergence of Data Privacy Conversations and State Responses,” illuminates the need for policymaking that responds to the complexities of SLDS’s while still protecting student data privacy, and identifies the common lessons that can be learned by other states going forward.

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