Tags student data

Activists pressure colleges to abandon facial-recognition tech

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks 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 • 1 month 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 • 1 month 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 • 2 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.

Student hacker grabbed personal data of thousands of Maryland students

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

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

Lawmakers investigate tech companies' student data collection, usage

by Ryan Johnston • 5 months ago

Three senators sent letters to more than 50 educational technology and data analytics companies to investigate their data collection practices.

Florida 'student safety' database fell short, commission says

by Katya Schwenk • 5 months ago

Some officials say it adds little new functionality for law enforcement, while others claim the governor's request was "impossible" from the start.

Nevada's new data tool shows how safe students feel at school

by Katya Schwenk • 6 months ago

Trend data from "school climate" surveys allows administrators to view student sentiment across demographic categories or compare schools over time.

Florida launches school safety database despite privacy concerns

by Katya Schwenk • 6 months ago

Civil rights groups called for the project to undergo further scrutiny before launch, but Gov. Ron DeSantis says it's essential for student safety.