Chief Privacy Officers: A Small But Growing Fleet in Higher Education

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When Kathleen Sutherland took the helm as Chief Privacy Officer for the University of Colorado in 2003, there weren’t very many people in higher ed she could turn to for guidance and advice. Part of that shift has been due to regulatory changes like the upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act , which goes into effect in 2020, and the European privacy law known as GDPR, which has some institutions rethinking their approach to data collection, storage and privacy.

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When school districts fall into debt and can’t get out

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, before the Great Recession, Whitmore Lake was like thousands of other school districts across the country. Ann Arbor Public Schools, a more affluent district with about 17,000 students at the time, was also predicting its enrollment to decline between 2015 and 2020.

School counselors keep kids on track. Why are they first to be cut?

The Hechinger Report

Closing that gap and getting kids to continue their training after high school is especially important here: 74 percent of jobs will require post-secondary education by 2020.

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

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More than 80 percent of the edtech startups created in the past five years will not survive through 2020. As recently as 1997, only 27 percent of America’s K-12 school had internet access—a number that skyrocketed to 92 percent by 2003. Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges.

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Mayors and Schools: The Louisville Handshake

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A subtle but important point that impacts how education partnerships work in Louisville is that the city and Jefferson County were combined into a merged government in 2003.

The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

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TAL Education Group , which began as a solo tutoring operation in 2003 and has since grown into a publicly-traded empire, boasting $620 million in revenue in 2015 from a network of over 300 brick-and-mortar tutoring centers. Japan, which will host the 2020 Summer Olympics, has made it a priority to boost their citizen’s language skills. “ You Can’t Make Movies Without China.”