Search Results : student privacy

Aug 202021
 August 20, 2021  Posted by  Govt, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

Raymond Rendleman reports: Federal officials recently found that the Gladstone School District had violated national regulations related to sharing students’ personally identifiable information. District officials acknowledged that improper disclosure did occur as a parent alleged, according to Benjamin Ferraro, an analyst with the Student Privacy Policy Office of the U.S [Read More…]

Jul 112021
 July 11, 2021  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Laws, Youth & Schools

Caitlynn Peetz reports: Some Montgomery County parents are leading a push for more stringent privacy protections for students after discovering what they call “massive failures.” On Friday morning, 14 parents from nine states filed complaints with the U.S. Department of Education, raising concerns about the personal information gathered about students [Read More…]

Feb 232021
 February 23, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Will Romano reports: On a campus where the majority of classes are held online, Canvas and its embedded video-sharing platforms Zoom and BBCollaborate Ultra have become the primary form of communication between students and professors. While these platforms are the leading way to create an online learning community, they share with [Read More…]

Jan 122021
 January 12, 2021  Posted by  Featured News, Youth & Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) today released a comprehensive new student privacy resource, Student Privacy Communications Toolkit: For Schools & Districts. Designed to help school and district leaders communicate about student privacy, particularly with the accelerated adoption of educational technology platforms in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Student [Read More…]