YouTube fined $170 million for collecting data on children
Despite being the biggest settlement for a company accused of violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, critics say it's not enough.
5 privacy considerations before trying new edtech in the classroom
Student privacy becomes less overwhelming when teachers consider a few key tips, says Susan M. Bearden of the Future of Privacy Forum.
AI in classrooms can raise red flags on privacy
In a new resource, CoSN notes AI’s promise, but cautions that FERPA, COPPA and state-level requirements must be considered in advance.
With bipartisan support, Do Not Track Kids legislation returns in Congress
Senate and House members have re-introduced a bill to protect children’s online data. It would update the 20-year-old COPPA.
YouTube accused of violating federal child privacy laws
Nearly two dozen groups are requesting that the Federal Trade Commission investigate the Google unit.
Best practices (and common pitfalls) of edtech privacy policies
Commentary: Edtech vendors should strive for clarity and specificity in their privacy policies to enable school administrators to make smart choices.
CoSN releases updated toolkit for privacy protection in schools
The latest version of the toolkit will help school leaders navigate key federal privacy policies and protect their students' data.