Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Social media use in distance learning raises privacy concerns

October 8, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Communication should only be carried out on platforms with strict privacy rules, with only general information shared on social media. Educators must remember that social media use could result in Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) violations, as well […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Refreshing staff on FERPA essential as districts implement COVID-19 screening

July 20, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Administrators will need to navigate new protocols this fall when schools reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. The Tennessee Department of Health recently released a “Health Matrix” to help school administrators report cases. The scenarios include: no cases in the building, […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Uniform privacy policy could help safeguard student data, promote ed tech expansion

May 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While federal privacy laws including the Family Educational Rights and Protection Act (FERPA), the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and the Children’s Internet Protection Act intend to safeguard student data, ed tech evolves so quickly that the laws soon become […]