Tags student data

Students say Florida State's online exam tech violates privacy

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks 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 • 2 months ago

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

Trump's 2021 budget would defund statewide student data programs

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Federal grants helped 47 states build student-data systems, but the president is attempting to eliminate the program for the third year running.

Indiana's new school data website uses a conversational style

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The portal allows parents to compare the state's K-12 education options on metrics like student demographics, test performance and school spending.

A new chatbot could help at-risk students stay in college

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The new machine learning-powered chatbot from EdSights gives advisers key insights into the challenges students are facing and how to address them.

Activists pressure colleges to abandon facial-recognition tech

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

Advocacy group Fight for the Future says the potential harm of facial recognition is too great and that higher education should give it up altogether.

Ed. Dept., Educause partner to promote cybersecurity collaboration

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

The department says exchanging expertise and intelligence on information security will help institutions better safeguard student data.

College Board sold student data for 47 cents each, lawsuit claims

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

The nonprofit that administers the SAT and AP exams says it doesn't sell student data, but a Chicago Public Schools parent claims otherwise.

Improve student outcomes with data partnerships, UT researchers urge

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

A new report outlines how a partnership between the UT System and the U.S. Census Bureau is advancing data-driven policy that puts students first.