Student, family data exposed in Oregon State cyberattack
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Students joined in front of the governor's office to protest $30 million in state grants funding classroom and school surveillance.