Other Resources for Ed Tech
May 8, 2017 | Center for Democracy and Technology
Privacy and the Digital Student
This report explores student data privacy generally. It focuses primarily on student privacy in K-12 schools and includes an overview on both how EdTech is used in schools, and the legal regimes governing this use, as well as recent reform efforts.
May 8, 2017 | Intel Education
Don’t Have your “Head in the Clouds” with Metadata
This resource helps local education officials understand some actions they can take to properly manage student data and protect against breaches.
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.
May 8, 2017 | Notre Dame Law Review
Generation C: Childhood, Code, and Creativity
This resource discusses the role of technology in our modern era and its impact on children. The article argues that childhood needs to be better defined in the legal arena because of changes in technology, and advocates a two-pronged approach to digital childhood: first, that a strong version of the minority capacity doctrine be adopted for contracts […]
May 8, 2017 | Southern Regional Education Board
SREB Data Privacy and Security Policy Brief
This resource outlines some of the challenges associated with data privacy and security, and outlines policy solutions that state and local education officials can use to ensure that student data is protected from breaches while maintaining the ability to benefit from the use of data for educational purposes.
May 8, 2017 | Electronic Privacy Information Center
2015 Letter from EPIC to Representatives Rokita and Fudge
This letter from EPIC to Representatives Rokita and Fudge (Chairman and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education), provides comment to the committee in advance of a hearing entitled, “How Emerging Technology Affects Student Privacy.”