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Can universities boost student experience without invading privacy?

by Betsy Foresman • 8 months ago

As campus technology increasingly aids students' academic lives, privacy violations, too, are becoming more frequent and invasive.

On cybersecurity, educational institutions have a people problem

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years 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.

Controversial report shows many states fail on student data privacy

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

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

by Mark Satter • 2 years ago

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

by Lindsey Barrett • 3 years ago

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

by Richard W. Walker • 3 years ago

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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 years ago

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

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

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

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

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.