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Student Data Protections Under SOPIPA For K-12 School Administrators and Ed Tech Vendors.

April 6, 2017 | Future of Privacy Forum

Student Data Protections Under SOPIPA For K-12 School Administrators and Ed Tech Vendors.

This guide to California’s 2014 student privacy law, SOPIPA, is for ed tech vendors. Topics include: Who Must Comply? What is “Actual Knowledge”? What are “K-12 School Purposes”? What Information Is Protected Under SOPIPA (“Covered Information”)? Specific Requirements of SOPIPA for Ed Tech Vendors What is Targeted Advertising? When Can an Operator Disclose Covered Information? […]

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Google, surveillance and student privacy

November 12, 2015 | Olga Garcia-Kaplan

Google, surveillance and student privacy

Having technology in our new schools has been an adventure. It’s exciting to watch the kids have access to technology and integrate it into their education. Even more interesting is how the technology has not taken over instruction but is a compliment to the teacher’s toolkit. And so it goes in middle school with the […]

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Reader friendly privacy policies are possible

October 30, 2015 | Olga Garcia-Kaplan

Reader friendly privacy policies are possible

This school year has certainly been an adventure for my family on some many levels, and I am tickled every time my kids come home with a new school letter informing me of the new app/software/technology they are using. Of course, everything that comes home is received with a healthy dose of skepticism from me. […]

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A privacy maze

September 18, 2015 | Olga Garcia-Kaplan

A privacy maze

We moved. We left our beloved Brooklyn for a new State to call home. Moving means not just a new house but new routines, new friends and new schools! And as excited and anxious as the kids were to start in new schools, well, so was I. The schools are great, we’re slowly making new […]

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Trust and Privacy in Education

January 29, 2015 | Ferpa Sherpa

Trust and Privacy in Education

It’s been a busy month for data privacy. We had Data Privacy Day,President Obama announced new privacy protections for students and the Department of Education is working on a National Education Technology Plan.

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