Other Resources for COPPA
May 10, 2017 | Berkman Center for Internet and Society
Privacy and Student Data: An Overview of Federal Laws Impacting Student Information Collected Through Networked Technologies
The purpose of this document is to provide schools, parents and students alike with an overview of some of the laws that may apply as schools begin to use networked services to help educate students. All of the relevant statutes – and particularly FERPA – are complex and are the subjects of large bodies of […]
May 10, 2017 | TRUSTe
Primer: Enforcement of Children’s Online Privacy
The COPPA Primer addresses three amendments to the COPPA Rule, including: new ways to obtain verifiable parental consent; the strengthened confidentiality, security, and integrity provision; and the new data retention and deletion provision. Learn How to Comply with the Latest Amendments to the COPPA Rule & Ensure Child Safety.
May 9, 2017 | Data & Society Research Institute
Student Data Privacy: An Overview
Student data privacy conversations center on concerns regarding the safeguarding of data collected in educational settings. These concerns oftentimes revolve around a fear of student information being sold to third parties for targeted advertising purposes. Other concerns include the hyper surveillance of vulnerable groups of students, schools selling students’ personal details to marketing companies, and […]
May 8, 2017 | National PTA
National PTA Position Statement: Student Data Privacy and Security
This position paper outlines the National PTA’s stance on issues relating to student privacy and data security, with respect to FERPA, COPPA, electronic records, data collection, among other issues.
May 8, 2017 | Journal of Law and Education
Legal Implications of Using Digital Technology in Public Schools: Effects on Privacy
This article discusses the potential risks to students when districts incorporate technology by considering who is collecting data and why it is problematic. The article then takes a look at how student privacy is compromised and who are the likely responsible parties for data breaches. It also discusses student expectations with respect to technology in the classroom.