When privacy becomes too private

August 14, 2015

When privacy becomes too private

Is it possible that in our effort to protect our kid’s privacy we make it too private? Let me put it this way, what happens when we make privacy laws so restrictive that someone can go to jail for using their information? Well, it has happened in Louisiana and the law basically states that if […]

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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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