Tags privacy

Student, family data exposed in Oregon State cyberattack

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

OSU officials say the data of 636 students, prospective students and family members was exposed to hackers engineering a phishing attack.

Duke researcher apologizes for exposing student images to Chinese military

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

A database containing images of 2,000 students has now been used by organizations around the world, including two Chinese military research academies.

Unlocking actionable data is critical for school districts, experts say

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Commentary: K-12 school districts must get organized and make sense of their data to improve learning outcomes and protect student privacy.

New York school district pauses on facial recognition system

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Just days after installation, a facial recognition system at Lockport City School District is offline as the state reviews district privacy policies.

Congress considers bills on student privacy, workforce, school security and STEM diversity research

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

A flurry of legislative activity in edtech this week included three new bills and advancement of one bill encouraging research on girls in tech.

Why edtech leaders should guide teachers on data privacy

by Jake Williams • 4 months ago

While well-intentioned, many teachers don't know how to evaluate data privacy standards of digital resources. IT leaders can help with that.

Oregon readies launch of student database ten years in the making

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

The longitudinal data system is hoped to help researchers and policymakers spot trends, improve student outcomes and inform policy.

5 things to consider before livestreaming or podcasting from the classroom

by Stacey Pusey • 4 months ago

Commentary: edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey shares considerations for educators to mull over before they commit to live-media-based lesson plans.

'Support not surveillance' say NY high school students in protest

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

Students joined in front of the governor's office to protest $30 million in state grants funding classroom and school surveillance.