Aug 242017
 August 24, 2017  U.S., Youth & Schools No Responses »

Jason Gonzales reports: Tennessee put the state’s two largest school districts on notice that they must provide student contact information to the Achievement School District and charter operators — or risk losing state funding. Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen warned Shelby County Schools in a letter on Monday that it must give [Read More…]

Aug 202017

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…]

Aug 042017

Hunton & Williams writes: On July 31, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it has approved modifications to TRUSTe’s safe harbor program under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (the “COPPA Rule”). The COPPA Rule incorporates a “safe harbor” provision that allows companies and industry groups to seek the [Read More…]