Spotlight on Student Data Privacy

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Student Data Privacy

The Education Week Spotlight on Student Data Privacy is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • How districts are being rewarded for protecting student data
  • The expansion of classroom analytics and personalized learning
  • Training educators to safeguard student data
  • Shifting school culture towards data protection

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

The new technology, which allows for the transmission of data free of a centralized authority, has drawn the curiosity of the ed-tech community.
March 16, 2016 – Education Week

From classroom cameras to new personalization algorithms, tech startup AltSchool is raising new questions about educational surveillance and unregulated data science experiments.
January 13, 2016 – Education Week

Tech startup AltSchool wants to push the boundaries of classroom data collection and personalized learning. But are schools ready for the big data revolution?
January 13, 2016 – Education Week

Education experts are lamenting the lack of training opportunities for educators that they say must happen for true student-data-privacy protection.
October 21, 2015 – Education Week

Amid an ongoing debate over the use of student data, K-12 systems have quietly begun linking children's educational records with information from other government agencies.
October 21, 2015 – Education Week

Microsoft's chief technology officer, Cameron Evans, writes that schools need a cultural shift in order to protect student data.
May 20, 2015 – Education Week

CoSN's "Trusted Learning Environment" seal aims to give parents confidence that schools are going "above and beyond.
April 5, 2016 - Digital Education

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