Search Results : student privacy

Aug 202017
 August 20, 2017  Featured News, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools Comments Off on NY: Cuomo Signs Legislation Protecting Student Privacy

Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation putting into place additional protections for students and expanding anti-tampering laws to prohibit unlawful alteration of any official student record in any primary, intermediate, high school or college in the state. “These records can set the course for a student’s entire future and New [Read More…]

Jul 012017
 July 1, 2017  Govt, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools Comments Off on DOE Launches New Website for Student Privacy Resources

Robert G. Young of Bowditch & Dewey writes: The U.S. Department of Education’s Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and Office of the Chief Privacy Officer (OCPO) have launched a new website to provide resources concerning best practices and technical assistance for institutions navigating their obligations under the Family Educational Rights [Read More…]

Feb 082017
 February 8, 2017  Youth & Schools Comments Off on A School Librarian Caught In The Middle of Student Privacy Extremes

Gennie Gebhart writes: As a school librarian at a small K-12 district in Illinois, Angela K. is at the center of a battle of extremes in educational technology and student privacy. On one side, her district is careful and privacy-conscious when it comes to technology, with key administrators who take extreme [Read More…]

Jan 182017
 January 18, 2017  Business, Court, U.S. Comments Off on Mississippi sues Google over ‘student privacy’

AP reports: Mississippi’s attorney general is once again tangling with Google, alleging it is illegally violating student privacy. Attorney General Jim Hood sued the California-based computer giant Friday in Lowndes County Chancery Court. Hood, a Democrat, says Google is breaking Mississippi consumer protection law by selling ads using data from [Read More…]