February 12, 2015 Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools
Benjamin Herold reports:
Major possible revisions to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act were debated in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday, even as new federal student-data-privacy legislation proposed by the White House continues to inch forward.
“Despite the advent of computers, the Internet, Wi-Fi, and cloud services, the law has not been significantly updated since its introduction in 1974,” said Representative Todd Rokita, the Indiana Republican who chairs the House education subcommittee that hosted a Wednesday hearing on “How Emerging Technology Affects Student Privacy.”
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