Search Results : student privacy

Jan 182017
 January 18, 2017  Posted by  Business, Court, U.S.

AP reports: Mississippi’s attorney general is once again tangling with Google, alleging it is illegally violating student privacy. Attorney General Jim Hood sued the California-based computer giant Friday in Lowndes County Chancery Court. Hood, a Democrat, says Google is breaking Mississippi consumer protection law by selling ads using data from [Read More…]

Nov 032016
 November 3, 2016  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Youth & Schools

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…]

Oct 212016
 October 21, 2016  Posted by  Business, Featured News, U.S., Youth & Schools

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…]

Oct 182016
 October 18, 2016  Posted by  Featured News, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

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…]