Mar 022021
 March 2, 2021  Posted by  Non-U.S., Youth & Schools

Kristof Van Quathem, Juliette Leportois, and Nicholas Shepherd of Covington & Burling write: In January 2021, the French Supervisory Authority (“CNIL”) published a summary report of contributions it received in response to a public consultation and survey on the digital rights of minors launched in April 2020 (see the press release here and a [Read More…]

Feb 282021
 February 28, 2021  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Jeffrey S. Solochek and Kathleen McGrory report: A national philanthropic organization has stopped funding the Pasco school district, citing concerns over the practice of sharing sensitive student data with police first reported by the Tampa Bay Times. The school district already had received $1.8 million for teacher training and instructional materials from [Read More…]

Feb 282021
 February 28, 2021  Posted by  Youth & Schools

Louis C. Hochman reports: Montclair public schools are piloting a tool that would let teachers monitor students’ online activities, message students and even close students’ browser tabs when logged into their district accounts. The initiative is prompted by staff recommendations, and a need to keep students safe online, schools Superintendent [Read More…]