Tag Archives: data security

#PrivacyAware January 28 is Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day may not sound like the most exciting event to add to your calendar, but it serves as a hugely important reminder of the value of security. January 28 is the big day, and there has never been … Continue reading

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10 Privacy Principles for Student Data

More than 30 education groups endorse privacy principles designed to guide student data use in schools. Education groups are working together to increase transparency around how they use and protect valuable student data. On Tuesday, March 10, the Consortium for … Continue reading

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Privacy Pitfalls as Education Apps Spread Haphazardly

At school districts across the country, the chief technology officers responsible for safeguarding student data are tearing their hair out. Scores of education technology start-ups, their pockets full from a rush of venture capital, are marketing new digital learning tools … Continue reading

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How to Protect Student Data in Education

The issue of data privacy touches a nerve for many, triggering visions of an internet-era Big Brother beyond Orwell’s wildest predictions. And no privacy issue raises an emotional response—or requires a thoughtful approach—more than the sensitive information compiled about America’s … Continue reading

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INFOGRAPHIC: Ms. Bullen’s Data-Rich Year

Teachers have access to more quality data than ever, on factors like student performance, attendance, and more. When used along with pedagogy, content knowledge, and professional judgment, these data can be used responsibly to improve outcomes for kids. This graphic … Continue reading

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Survey: Americans Concerned About Use of Students’ Personal Data

Common Sense Media has released the results of a national survey showing American adults are concerned about how students’ personal data may be used to market to them, both at home and at school. The telephone poll of 800 adults … Continue reading

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