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How to Communicate Student Data Privacy Protections to Families More Effectively

EdTech Magazine

Parents and guardians of K–12 students are rather aware and concerned about student data privacy, but a majority are lacking specific information from their schools. However, the same report shows that less than half of parents (4 in 10) say their child’s school has discussed with them how it protects student data.

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There Is a Heightened Awareness Around Student Data Privacy. Here’s What Schools Are Doing About It

Digital Promise

FTC (Federal Trade Commission) to ‘Crack Down’ on Ed Tech, Student Data Privacy. When I served as Chief Technology and Information Officer for a large Wisconsin school district, it was my responsibility to ensure that the digital resources (apps, extensions, systems, digital textbooks, etc.) 1232g, et seq.

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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. COPPA applies to the online collection of personal information by persons or entities under U.S.

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A Real and Present Student Data Privacy Threat

Doug Levin

Consider these key findings: 73% of college and universities collect high school disciplinary information as part of the admissions process. 89% of colleges and universities that collect high school disciplinary information use it to inform their admissions decision making, including to deny admissions.

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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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5 Critical Guidelines for Student Data Privacy

edWeb.net

More important, though, every piece of technology must adhere to the district’s student data privacy policies. You might need to rethink all of your family documents from teacher presentations to handbooks to explain how your district protects student information. Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast.

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Communicating Student Data Privacy

Tom Murray

In recent years, student data privacy has emerged as a major education issue at federal, state and local levels. According to Future Ready partner Data Quality Campaign , there are currently over 100 privacy-related bills in 32 state legislatures. This post originally appeared on futureready.org. .