Search Results : student privacy

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 November 3, 2016  Business, Featured News, Youth & Schools Comments Off on Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Releases Comprehensive Recommendations to Protect Student Privacy and Their Data

California continues to lead the way in privacy in so many respects. Here’s a press release announcing a new report by the California Attorney General’s Office: Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today released Ready for School: Recommendations for the Ed Tech Industry to Protect the Privacy of Student Data, a report [Read More…]

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 October 21, 2016  Business, Featured News, U.S., Youth & Schools Comments Off on Loopholes and Flaws in the Student Privacy Pledge

Sophia Cope and Gennie Gebhart write: With a new school year underway, concerns about student privacy are at the forefront of parents’ and students’ minds. The Student Privacy Pledge, which recently topped 300 signatories and reached its two-year launch anniversary, is at the center of discussions about how to make sure tech and education companies [Read More…]

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 October 18, 2016  Featured News, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools Comments Off on The Patchwork of State Student Privacy Laws

David Raths reports: To help school administrators, families, technology companies and state legislators sort through the patchwork quilt of state legislation on student privacy, the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT), an advocacy group, has developed a state-by-state survey of student privacy laws in partnership with the law firm BakerHostetler. THE Journal recently [Read More…]

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 August 13, 2016  U.S., Youth & Schools Comments Off on PA: Feds critical of Weatherly Area’s student privacy policy

Maria Jacketti reports: Some very big eyes from Washington and Harrisburg have focused their attention on the Weatherly Area School District and its attempt to write its own student privacy  policy. The district’s action was in response to May 13 “suggestions” from the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department [Read More…]