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Learning to Be Watched: Surrveillance Culture at School

Schools now routinely direct children online to do their schoolwork, thereby exposing them to tracking of their online behavior and subsequent targeted marketing. This is part of the evolution of how marketing companies use digital marketing, ensuring that children and … Continue reading

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Clarification on the New Hampshire Student Privacy Law (HB 520)

In many of your school communities, there may be some chatter about the use of cloud based services like Google Apps for Education in our schools. There may be some misconceptions that schools will no longer be able to use … Continue reading

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Edtech Privacy by Design: The Teacher as Privacy Entrepreneur

Technology is making an undisputed and positive impact in our nation’s classrooms. Nearly all teachers now report that the impact of educational technology in their classrooms is “significant,” with savvy digital educators capitalizing on the rapid adoption of mobile devices … Continue reading

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Digital Learning 24/7: Understanding Technology – Enhanced Learning in the Lives of Today’s Students

On April 30, 2015 Project Tomorrow released the report “Digital Learning 24/7: Understanding Technology – Enhanced Learning in the Lives of Today’s Students” at a Congressional Briefing held in Washington, DC and online in a special live stream of the … 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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Obama’s Privacy Proposal: Who’s Game, and Who’s Crying ‘Foul’?

Student privacy is a front and center topic these days. Yesterday, in his January 12th address on American privacy, President Barack Obama highlighted the Student Privacy Pledge, calling for all edtech companies to join in on efforts to protect and … Continue reading

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