Search Results : student privacy

Jun 232020
 
 June 23, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Laws

From Hunton Andrews Kurth: On July 1, 2020, amendments to Vermont’s data breach notification law, signed into law earlier this year, will take effect along with Vermont’s new student privacy law. Security Breach Notice Act The amendments to Vermont’s Security Breach Notice Act include expanding the definition of Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”), [Read More…]

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 June 11, 2020  Posted by  Business, Online, Youth & Schools

Jules Polonetsky writes about how distance learning by schools has raised a host of data privacy concerns for students.  He writes, in part: But many of these federal and state protections apply only to companies whose products are designed for schools, or if schools have a privacy-protective contract with vendors. [Read More…]

May 142020
 
 May 14, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, U.S., Youth & Schools

Since 2015, PogoWasRight.org has been reporting on a federal student privacy complaint against Success Academy Charter Schools and its CEO, Eva Moskowitz.  The complaint alleged the school and its CEO improperly disclosed an identifiable student’s disciplinary records to a reporter who was investigating complaints against the school. From the outset, [Read More…]

Mar 132020
 
 March 13, 2020  Posted by  Healthcare, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

Kate Cox reports: Hundreds of colleges and universities are suddenly shutting their doors and making a rapid switch to distance learning in an effort to slow the spread of novel coronavirus disease. Likewise, hundreds of K-12 districts nationwide have either already followed suit or are likely to in the coming days. Online education comes [Read More…]