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North Dakota passes landmark privacy policy protecting higher-ed student data

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

The policy creates new privacy guidelines and prohibits the state's 11 public colleges from selling or releasing any student’s information for advertising purposes.

UC Irvine tracks coronavirus infections through new mobile app

by Betsy Foresman • 6 months ago

By tracking users' movements, the app can alert individuals who may have come in contact with the virus.

Students say Florida State's online exam tech violates privacy

by Betsy Foresman • 7 months ago

More than 5,000 students have signed an online petition asking FSU to stop using the technology, which monitors students through their webcams and microphones.

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.

Student hacker grabbed personal data of thousands of Maryland students

by Colin Wood • 11 months ago

Now facing possible criminal charges, the student's activities have been revealed as more extensive than originally believed.

Anti-violence bill would require schools watch students' social media

by Betsy Foresman • 12 months ago

Social media accounts of those at risk of committing self-harm or extreme violence against others would enter required monitoring by their schools.

How to discuss student data privacy in your school and community

by Stacey Pusey • 12 months ago

Commentary: communicating data privacy requirements and ramifications can be challenge for school leaders, says edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey.

Google wants to spread positivity online, stop cyberbullying

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Education partnerships centering on online safety, etiquette and security are aimed at teaching kids to "be internet awesome" this month.

Fingerprint scanner debuts at Virginia Tech dining hall

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

The optional biometrics program allows students to keep their ID cards in their pockets as they wave their way into the building.