Search Results : student privacy

Jun 112020
 June 11, 2020  Posted by  Business, Online, Youth & Schools

Jules Polonetsky writes about how distance learning by schools has raised a host of data privacy concerns for students.  He writes, in part: But many of these federal and state protections apply only to companies whose products are designed for schools, or if schools have a privacy-protective contract with vendors. [Read More…]

May 142020
 May 14, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, U.S., Youth & Schools

Since 2015, has been reporting on a federal student privacy complaint against Success Academy Charter Schools and its CEO, Eva Moskowitz.  The complaint alleged the school and its CEO improperly disclosed an identifiable student’s disciplinary records to a reporter who was investigating complaints against the school. From the outset, [Read More…]

Mar 132020
 March 13, 2020  Posted by  Healthcare, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

Kate Cox reports: Hundreds of colleges and universities are suddenly shutting their doors and making a rapid switch to distance learning in an effort to slow the spread of novel coronavirus disease. Likewise, hundreds of K-12 districts nationwide have either already followed suit or are likely to in the coming days. Online education comes [Read More…]

Mar 122020
 March 12, 2020  Posted by  Healthcare, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

Saad Gul and Michael Slipsky of Poyner Spruill LLP write: The coronavirus, officially COVID-19, is the most significant public health emergency in decades. The virus, believed to have originated in Wuhan, has expanded with astonishing rapidity. Despite government efforts, it has arrived in the United States. At the time of [Read More…]