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Anti-violence bill would require schools watch students' social media
Social media accounts of those at risk of committing self-harm or extreme violence against others would enter required monitoring by their schools.
Mass email exposes personal data of Georgia Tech students, again
After a similar incident last year and a major data breach in April, the university's "emergency response team" is now instating "corrective action."
How to discuss student data privacy in your school and community
Commentary: communicating data privacy requirements and ramifications can be challenge for school leaders, says edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey.
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.
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.
1.4 million student Social Security numbers found unencrypted in Maryland
A recent audit found the state's Education Department was storing sensitive personal data in plaintext format and not updating its software.
Los Angeles district wants AI for 'impactful' instruction shifts
The district's instructional technology director says artificial intelligence has dominated conversations internally about the future of instruction.
Georgia district cautious on cybersecurity, privacy for education apps
Debbie Durrence says district technologists need to embed cybersecurity and privacy in vetting of edtech apps.
Why district CIOs should prioritize data interoperability
An Oregon district tech director explains that K-12 IT leaders must stitch system data together to take advantage of the latest and greatest edtech.