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Controversial report shows many states fail on student data privacy
Despite criticism that the report left critical data out of its analysis, its author maintains states have inadequate student data privacy policies.
Human error to blame in vast majority of education data breaches
School districts must train personnel on good cyber-hygiene, experts tell Congress, because teachers are unknowingly the most common offenders.
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.
Private sector is sharing more data with academic researchers, study finds
Future of Privacy Forum survey: Half of sharing began in last five years.
Law enforcement and student records: A guide for schools and edtech service providers
The Future of Privacy Forum highlights concerns about student immigration statuses and guides schools on how to respond to law enforcement.
Data privacy report shows parents need education in school technology use
Technology use in schools has increased, but parents are not sure about how it is being used, according to the Future for Privacy Forum.
Student data protection advocate moves to Future of Privacy Forum
Amelia Vance, who worked for three years at the National Association of State Boards of Education, has moved to a new role as policy counsel for Future of Privacy Forum.
School tech directors back Google despite new privacy violation complaint
School CTOs interviewed by EdScoop said they are not deterred from using Google Apps for Education and other products despite accusations that the company collects student search histories.