Having the Talk?

August 6, 2015

Having the Talk?

The new school year is about to start and so is the season when parents are posting pictures on social media of their adorable moppets going back to school. But in today’s connected world their pictures can circulate the online world to a wide audience instead of going into a hardcopy scrapbook only to be […]

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The importance of good data

July 10, 2015

The importance of good data

For the first time since 2001, the U.S. House of Representatives debated and passed thereauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

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What does it take to protect student privacy?

June 18, 2015

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.

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A very busy week for FERPA

May 21, 2015

A very busy week for FERPA

It has been a very very busy week for FERPA and it reminds me of Eric Carle’s The Very Busy Spider – the spider wouldn’t stop building her web.

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