Maryland privacy council tackles substandard student data protections
The council's work is a reaction to a recent audit finding that Social Security numbers of students and teachers had not been properly secured.
University of California president says she'll step down next year
Janet Napolitano, who has spent ten years leading the 10-campus university system, announced she'll resign next August.
Lawmakers investigate tech companies' student data collection, usage
Three senators sent letters to more than 50 educational technology and data analytics companies to investigate their data collection practices.
FCC considers expanding E-Rate program to student homes
At the prodding of the Government Accountability Office, educational broadband subsidies could soon extend beyond school grounds.
Student data systems compromised in Hawaii, Tennessee
Law enforcement and cybersecurity firms are currently investigating to see if the student data was compromised by the vendor used in 43 states.
FCC votes to auction off Educational Broadband Service in 2020
Telecommunications providers will soon compete for licenses for the 2.5 GHz spectrum to build out the next generation of their wireless networks.