Jun 272017
 June 27, 2017  Youth & Schools No Responses »

WASHINGTON, DC, June 27, 2017 – In a report released today from graduate researchers at Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College, new research examines how educational technology startups balance limited resources and privacy concerns. The graduate researchers found that a disconnect between education providers and edtech startups may be due to the [Read More…]

Jun 212017

James Rodger reports: A new Bill to ensure the UK “retains its world-class regime protecting personal data” has been included in the Queen’s Speech. The Government said the Bill would replace the existing Data Protection Act and fulfil a Conservative manifesto commitment to give people new rights to “control their [Read More…]

Jun 172017

Cory Doctorow reports: A majority of the Rhode Island school districts with “1-1” programs where each student is issued a laptop have a blanket policy of spying on the students and everything they do on their laptops, during, before and after school hours, on or off school premises, without any [Read More…]

Jun 142017

Jacey Fortin reports: Worth County High School was buzzing with late-year activities on April 14. Seniors had recently taken their group photo for the yearbook and were days away from voting for their prom king and queen. But on that Friday, beginning around 8 a.m., dozens of police appeared on [Read More…]