Search Results : student privacy

Nov 152021
 
 November 15, 2021  Posted by  Business, U.S., Youth & Schools
Growing Student Privacy Risks Prompt Parents, Teachers, and Students to Want to Take Active Role in School Technology Decisions

Today, the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) released a new report based on survey research conducted in Summer 2021 on parent, teacher, and student opinions about education technology (edtech) and student data. As recent research and news stories regarding invasive student activity monitoring software come to light, the report shows that an increasing number of [Read More…]

Nov 032021
 
 November 3, 2021  Posted by  Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

Sneha Dey reports: Online privacy advocates in recent years pushed Illinois lawmakers to force school districts to protect student data — but some Chicago Public Schools teachers say they were “blindsided” by the district’s enforcement of the law that’s led them to lose access to key programs used to teach [Read More…]

Sep 302021
 
 September 30, 2021  Posted by  Business, U.S., Youth & Schools

EFF legal intern Rob Ferrari was the lead author of this post by Sophia Cope, Jason Kelley, and Bill Budington: A new school year has started, the second one since the pandemic began. With our education system becoming increasingly reliant on the use of technology (“edtech”), especially for remote learning during the pandemic, [Read More…]

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…]