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Privacy Risks and Harms Report

June 19, 2019 | Common Sense

Privacy Risks and Harms Report

The Common Sense Privacy Risks and Harms report identifies risks to children and students as they engage online and identifies ways for parents and educators to choose the products that best protect our youngest consumers from privacy intrusions and manipulation by third parties that could have long-term implications.

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You Need Data to Personalize Learning

June 19, 2019 | Data Quality Campaign

You Need Data to Personalize Learning

For all students to be college and career ready, they need a learning experience that is tailored to their unique needs, skills, and interests. Data is a critical tool that makes this personalized learning possible. When students, parents, and teachers are empowered with access to timely, useful, safeguarded data, there are so many ways to […]

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Email and Student Privacy

June 19, 2019 | U.S. Department of Education

Email and Student Privacy

Email is an easy way to communicate with students and parents. Prior to sending an email, it’s important to evaluate the risk associated with sending student information and recognizing if it is personally identifiable information (PII). This video walks you through best practices on how to email student inform

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The A-B-C’s of Student Directory Information

June 19, 2019 | U.S. Department of Education

The A-B-C’s of Student Directory Information

FERPA allows schools and districts to designate certain basic student information as directory information, and share that information without consent if certain additional requirements are met. This video describes why a school would want to use student directory information and the types of information that fall into this category. It also explains the process that […]

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School Volunteers and FERPA

June 19, 2019 | U.S. Department of Education

School Volunteers and FERPA

How does FERPA apply to school volunteers? Find out in this video published by the U.S. Department of Education.

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School Safety & Privacy: An Animated Introduction

June 3, 2019 | Amelia Vance

School Safety & Privacy: An Animated Introduction

How can schools make privacy part of their safety plans? The Future of Privacy Forum’s new animated video explores some technologies that schools use or are considering, privacy harms that can result from surveillance, and basic steps to help districts safeguard students’ privacy.

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Principles for School Safety, Privacy, and Equity

May 30, 2019 | 40 organizations

Principles for School Safety, Privacy, and Equity

Forty education, privacy, disability rights, and civil rights organizations released these ten principles for school safety to protect all students’ privacy, dignity, and right to an equal education. These principles do not replace carefully crafted policy and school safety plans. Rather, they serve to guide policymakers and education stakeholders on the role and importance of privacy and equity […]

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