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Understanding FERPA, CIPA and Other K–12 Student Data Privacy Laws

EdTech Magazine

To effectively address student data privacy, K–12 IT leaders need to understand the legal requirements. The main federal statute guiding student data privacy is FERPA, which stands for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

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How to Vet Schools' Apps for Student Data Privacy

EdTech Magazine

These findings highlight the need for K–12 schools to improve their data privacy and security practices governing educational technology use. Here are some recommendations to support your school’s commitment to student safety and privacy while ensuring students have access to technology that…

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Protecting Student Data Privacy as a Guiding EdTech Principle

Lightspeed Systems

Student welfare, of course, is comprised of many elements, including teaching and learning, student mental health, student safety, and, importantly, student data privacy. Finally, Lightspeed Systems is a Student Data Privacy Consortium signatory, and has signed the Student Privacy Pledge.

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FBI Issues Warning for K–12 Schools on Student Data Privacy

EdTech Magazine

FBI Issues Warning for K–12 Schools on Student Data Privacy. Schools utilizing education technology may need to double down on cybersecurity as collections of student data become more common targets for cybercriminals, announces the Federal Bureau of Investigations in an alert , Tuesday. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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Promethean Announces iKeepSafe Student Data Privacy Certification in the U.S. for ClassFlow Software

eSchool News

It also helps teachers deliver dynamic lessons to students’ devices and brings interactive classroom displays to life for effective hybrid learning. As ClassFlow is cloud-based, it can be accessed anytime and anywhere.

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As Number of Edtech Providers Grow, Some Say Student Privacy Needs a Reset

Edsurge

The number of edtech products schools access in a typical month has tripled since four years ago to more than 1,400 tools, according to a recent estimate by Learn Platform, an edtech company that helps schools manage tech. The company runs a private data exchange for the education system called School Passport.

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5 ways our district streamlines edtech ecosystems

eSchool News

Student data privacy has been at the forefront of district leaders’ minds well before the pandemic. Districts are accessing 1,400 edtech tools per month on average, and cybersecurity attacks in our nation’s schools are also increasing. Work with partners to streamline edtech processes.

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