Patience Wait reports:
There does not have to be tension between implementing personalized learning for students and safeguarding those same students’ privacy through data protection policies, says a new report from the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE).
The report, “Advancing Personalized Learning through Effective Use and Protection of Student Data,” argues that state policymakers — legislators as well as school boards — can develop laws, regulations and policies that allow effective use of data by schools, teachers, parents and students. But a number of states have instead enacted policies that hamper the use of data that would improve personalized learning programs.
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