Cory Bennett reports:
The Senate now has competing bills aimed at restricting education companies from selling or using student data for targeted ads.
Sens. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) on Thursday introduced the Safe Kids Act. The measure would also require private companies to meet certain data security standards when handling student information.
Federal regulators would be empowered to punish any companies violating the bill’s provisions.
Read more on The Hill.
The full text of the Safe Kids Act is available here.