Other Resources for EdTech

A Conversation with Sonja Trainor

August 6, 2019 | Amelia Vance

A Conversation with Sonja Trainor

The National School Board Association (NSBA), a federation of state school board associations representing more than 90,000 school board officials across the United States, wrote two of FPF’s favorite legal and policy guides on student data privacy and security, “Data in the Cloud” and “Data Security for Schools.” On July 22, FPF spoke with Sonja Trainor, NSBA’s Managing Director for Legal Advocacy, about these resources.

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2018 State of EdTech Privacy Report

June 19, 2019 | Common Sense

2018 State of EdTech Privacy Report

The release of our 2018 State of EdTech Privacy Report represents the culmination of our research over the past three years in evaluating hundreds of education technology-related applications and services. The report limits its findings to 100 privacy policies from popular edtech applications and services, as determined from interviews with various teachers, schools, and districts […]

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Our 2019 EdTech Security Survey

June 19, 2019 | Common Sense

Our 2019 EdTech Security Survey

Common Sense released this 2019 EdTech Security Survey as part of a semi-annual examination of security practices of education technology-related online services using our security assessment tools. The previous 2018 State of EdTech Security Survey found that approximately 87 percent of edtech services support encryption, and 78 percent of edtech services require encryption. Their findings in early 2019 indicate no meaningful improvements in the percentage […]

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A Conversation with Girard Kelly

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.

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The Policymaker’s Guide to Student Privacy

May 30, 2019 | Future of Privacy Forum

The Policymaker’s Guide to Student Privacy

This short guide provides short answers to the following questions: How Is Student Data Used? Which Federal Laws Already Address Student and Child Privacy? Do General Privacy Laws Address Student Data? What Are Common State-Level Approaches to Regulating Student Data? What Are Potential Issues to Consider When Drafting Student Privacy Legislation? Which Stakeholders Should Policymakers Consult […]

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SDPC Resource Registry

May 19, 2019 | Student Data Privacy Consortium

SDPC Resource Registry

The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) is an unique collaborative of schools, districts, regional, territories and state agencies, policy makers, trade organizations and marketplace providers addressing real-world, adaptable, and implementable solutions to growing data privacy concerns.

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