Tags data privacy

System upgrade was path to 'awesome' data visualization at Oklahoma City Public Schools

by Jake Williams • 3 days ago

Years after an SIS upgrade, district IT director Eric Hileman says teachers are now enjoying the benefits in the form of new data tools.

Universities wanting better cybersecurity should turn to the cloud, CIO says

by Jake Williams • 2 weeks ago

The investment needed to afford "top of the line" cyber tools is pushing more schools to the cloud, says Oral Roberts University CIO Mike Mathews.

Good policy is key to student data protection, say privacy experts

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

The Future of Privacy Forum has released a guide for policymakers as a resource to help craft effective student data privacy legislation.

User-centric strategy drives San Francisco district ERP rollout

by Jake Williams • 2 weeks ago

A new ERP system at San Francisco Unified School District will develop systems and tools to transform the district's workforce management.

On cybersecurity, educational institutions have a people problem

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

Inside cultures that are designed to be collaborative and open, IT leaders are struggling to corral their users and educate faculty on network risks.

On privacy, school districts need thought, intent and purpose

by Jake Williams • 4 weeks ago

Andrew Wallace, South Portland Schools' director of technology, says his district is playing "close attention" to student data privacy concerns.

Are schools getting justifiable value out of their student surveillance?

by Ryan Johnston • 1 month ago

Educators must rethink the default assumption that blanket surveillance is worth the loss of privacy, experts say.

U. Chicago Law School accidentally sends applicant data to new students

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

A spreadsheet mistakenly sent to 297 new students contains personal and academic information of every applicant to the school's fall master's program.

Education Department's FERPA guide intended to end confusion over student data privacy law

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The Education secretary acknowledged confusion around student data privacy, but said a new FAQ could help illuminate things.