Bradley Shear writes:
Students and schools around the country are utilizing new digital technologies in ways many people did not imagine at the turn of the century and those technologies offer great promise. Just ten years ago, terms like “big data”, “the cloud”, “data mining”, and “social media” were not well known by students, parents, and school officials. To lower costs and to help our students learn more effectively, thousands of schools across the country have adopted new digital technologies. Unfortunately, the current legal framework designed to protect student privacy and safety has not kept up with the rapid advancements that have been created by the Digital Age.
Read more of his commentary on Shear on Social Media Law.