Other Resources for Children’s Privacy
July 9, 2019 | Amelia Vance
33 Organizations Send Letter to Florida Governor DeSantis
Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and 32 other education, disability rights, privacy, and civil rights organizations sent this letter urging Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to halt the implementation of the state’s proposed school safety database.
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.
June 12, 2019 | Amelia Vance
A Conversation with Girard Kelly
Common Sense Media’s new resource, the “Privacy Risks and Harms” report, identifies privacy risks to children and students as they engage online, and helps parents and educators choose the products that best protect young consumers from privacy intrusions and third-party manipulations that could have long-term negative effects.
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.
April 30, 2019 | Alexis Shore
Report of the Student Data Privacy Task Force Presented to the General Law Committee Connecticut General Assembly
This report addresses issues pertaining to the protection of student data, information, content, and records as governed under Connecticut Public Acts 16-189 (CGS §§ Chap. 170, Sect. 10-234aa – dd), 17-200, and 18-125. Appointed members of the Task Force gathered in the winter of 2019 to review the concerns that those statutes identify, as articulated […]
April 15, 2019 | Hawaii School Offices Services Association
Student Privacy Course
Through this course, participants will become familiar with topics related to student privacy. The federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) requires proper protection of sensitive and confidential information, including student information and records. FERPA regulations govern the collection, access and use of personally identifiable information. Anyone in the school who may come across […]
April 15, 2019 | Media Smarts
New Lesson Plans for Educators: Privacy Rights, Digital Literacy and Online Safety
This resource provides lesson plans for educators and students to learn more about privacy and digital citizenship as applied to the classroom. The three modules are titled, “Getting the Toothpaste Back into the Tube: A Lesson on Online Information,” “Know the Deal: The Value of Privacy,” “Privacy Rights of Children and Teens”.
April 15, 2019 | National School Boards Association
Your Top Ten FERPA Questions – Asked and (Hopefully) Answered
This presentation paper discusses challenging situations school districts typically face regarding access to student records, maintaining compliance with FERPA, and advising school districts to avoid liability.