Classroom Technology How Google Classroom Is Changing Teaching: Q&A With Researcher Carlo Perrotta
The popular software is bringing the “logics of datafication, automation, surveillance, and interoperability" to schools, researchers say.
Privacy & Security Large, Well-Off Suburban Districts Most Likely to Get Hacked
Bigger, wealthier districts make easier targets for hackers, a GAO analysis found.
Privacy & Security School Reopenings Bring Wave of COVID-19 Student-Data-Privacy Concerns
Safely storing videos of classroom lessons and protecting sensitive health information will be a challenge.
Privacy & Security N.Y. Lawmakers Voted to Ban Facial Recognition in Schools. One Superintendent Isn't Pleased.
New York state lawmakers voted Wednesday to ban facial recognition technology from the state's schools until at least July 2022.
Privacy & Security Facial Recognition Tech in Schools Prompts Lawsuit, Renewed Racial Bias Concerns
The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the state education department's decision to approve the Lockport school district's facial recognition system.
Privacy & Security Zoom Unveils New Privacy and Security Features to Address Hacking Issues
The company has agreed to a host of new security features for all nationwide users, including password-protected invitations and giving meeting hosts control over private chat messages.
Data Thousands of Schools Are Falling Short on Students' Data Privacy Rights, Report Says
Parents and students can opt out from schools disclosing personal information, but many schools don't make that option clear to families.
Privacy & Security Massive Shift to Remote Learning Prompts Big Data Privacy Concerns
An unprecedented number of online interactions between teachers and students from their respective homes introduce new privacy questions that lack easy answers.
Privacy & Security 5 Steps to Curb Cyberattacks in 1-to-1 Computing Schools
The proliferation of school-issued digital devices can open schools up to all kinds of cybersecurity problems, especially in schools with 1-to-1 computing programs.
Privacy & Security Opinion The Cyber-Security Problem Schools and Ed. Tech Need to Face
Good intentions alone don't protect our children's personally identifying information, writes Global Cyber Risk's Joel Schwarz.
Privacy & Security Federal Privacy Protections Would Extend to Older Children Under New Bill
Older children would be protected by the same online privacy laws that apply to younger kids, under a bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives this week.
States 10 Things to Know About California's New Data Privacy Law
A new law in California strengthens privacy protections for consumers, including children under 16, but leaves open some questions for K-12 educators.