Maryland privacy council tackles substandard student data protections

Within 45 days, agencies must appoint a software manager to oversee license and agreement inventories, and begin reporting progress in their license management by Nov. 30.

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by Betsy Foresman • 7 days ago

Education partnerships centering on online safety, etiquette and security are aimed at teaching kids to "be internet awesome" this month.

by Colin Wood • 7 days ago

Commentary: edWeb.net's Elieen Belastock says narrative and humor can help students overcome their misgivings with technical subject matter.

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

The bundle of tools contains a self-assessment quiz, cost calculator and aids for communicating with non-technical administrators.

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

At first, administrators at the Municipal School District of Warren County, Indiana, didn't think they could afford modern high-speed internet.

by Stacey Pusey • 2 weeks ago

Commentary: A recent report from the market research firm Simba Information shows digital materials are taking off in some subjects, but not others.

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

State officials say the new online tool will help families make better informed decisions for their childrens' educational futures.

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Administrators at the second-largest school district in the country say they want to save educators the time of sorting through antiquated databases.

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

Those who purchase the new design will see their proceeds go toward nonprofits that advance technology and computer science training and education.

by Robert Low • 2 weeks ago

Commentary: edWeb.net’s Robert Low outlines the many benefits that assistive technologies can have in cultivating a love of reading among students.

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

The School Safety Clearinghouse Act would give state and local officials a way to assess and share best practices for school security and design.

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