Search Results : student privacy

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…]

Nov 032016
 November 3, 2016  Business, Featured News, Youth & Schools Comments Off on Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Releases Comprehensive Recommendations to Protect Student Privacy and Their Data

California continues to lead the way in privacy in so many respects. Here’s a press release announcing a new report by the California Attorney General’s Office: Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today released Ready for School: Recommendations for the Ed Tech Industry to Protect the Privacy of Student Data, a report [Read More…]

Oct 212016
 October 21, 2016  Business, Featured News, U.S., Youth & Schools Comments Off on Loopholes and Flaws in the Student Privacy Pledge

Sophia Cope and Gennie Gebhart write: With a new school year underway, concerns about student privacy are at the forefront of parents’ and students’ minds. The Student Privacy Pledge, which recently topped 300 signatories and reached its two-year launch anniversary, is at the center of discussions about how to make sure tech and education companies [Read More…]