Feb 032023
 February 3, 2023  Posted by  Featured News, Healthcare, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

Sommer Brugal and Andre Fernandez report: A proposed draft of a physical education form in Florida could require all high school student athletes to disclose information regarding their menstrual history — a move that’s already drawing pushback from opponents who say the measure would harm students. The draft — published [Read More…]

Jan 292023
 January 29, 2023  Posted by  Court, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

Lulu Ramadan reports: This article was produced for ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network in partnership with The Seattle Times.   A King County judge ruled last week that a private special education school that has been the subject of a recent Seattle Times and ProPublica investigation has to comply with public information [Read More…]

Jan 202023
 January 20, 2023  Posted by  Breaches, Non-U.S., Youth & Schools

Caredig ap Tomos reports: Sensitive data relating to students’ self-identification continued to be shared with students running elections on Cambridge Students’ Union’s voting platform months after the issue was originally raised. Sources have told Varsity that countless students were “effectively outed without even knowing it” because of the ‘breach’ of sensitive data, [Read More…]

Jan 192023
 January 19, 2023  Posted by  Business, Laws, Online, U.S., Youth & Schools

Odia Kagan of Fox Rothschild writes: The Virginia legislature is considering looking at amending the state’s Consumer Data Protection Act to expand protections related to children’s data. Some key points in the bill: Child defined as under 18, not 13 COPPA compliance exemption is deleted Verified parental consent required for the [Read More…]