Tag: student data


University of Michigan Halts Offers to Sell Student Data to Train AI

February 19, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The University of Michigan said it asked one of its vendors to stop work, following an offer on social media to sell student data to train artificial intelligence. “Student data was not and has never been for sale by the […]

Education Tech

Leveraging student data to improve IEPs

January 11, 2024

Via: eSchool News

Educators generate and collect student Individualized Education Program (IEP) data daily. Because of the number of stakeholders involved in the IEP development and implementation, student data sets may exist in case files, spreadsheets or several software programs. Some school leaders […]


What Is Third-Party Risk, and What Do Schools Need to Know?

February 24, 2023

Via: EdTech Magazine

Between the federal government’s push for cybersecurity in K–12 schools and ongoing high-profile cyberattacks against districts, the spotlight is on protecting student data. In response, IT teams are employing more measures to keep student data safe. A LearnPlatform survey recently […]


Simplified K-12 cybersecurity streamlines student data access

February 14, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Remember when moving from one end of a state to another often meant changing phone numbers because the new residence would be in a different area code? And, after cell phones were born, remember when relocating across the country meant […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

4 ways districts can better advocate for students

December 12, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Public education remains the nation’s great equalizer, giving every child the best chance for success in life. A chance that can turn into an assurance if school districts provide a solid foundation at every step in a student’s path toward […]


Understanding historical trends and patterns in student data

November 28, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Educators, students, and families weathered historic interruptions in learning over the past few years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Student achievement, predicted to slide in the ongoing chaos, revealed its fragile nature in the NAEP’s recently released Long-Term Trend results […]

Education Tech

3 keys to protecting student data and privacy

April 29, 2021

Via: eSchool News

When the sixth-largest school district in the United States announced in early April that hackers were holding its data ransom for $40 million, administrators everywhere paid attention. The Fort Lauderdale-area district has 232 schools and a budget of $2.6 billion […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges plan more in-person graduations, classes

March 29, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

More than a year after colleges and universities first went online due to the pandemic, many are now lifting safety restrictions and planning for in-person events. Health officials at those institutions say circumstances have changed. The University of Arizona, for […]

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 […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Giving a nudge: How digital alerts can keep students on track

January 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Сolleges have the ability to gather more student data than ever before, and with that information comes the pressure to put it to good use. Nudges, when done right, are proving up to that task. Nudging is a concept that […]


Congressional Hearing on Student Data

May 25, 2017

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Committee on Education and the Workforce of the U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing Wednesday about data on student outcomes and the performance of colleges and academic programs. The hearing was related to recently introduced bipartisan bills that […]

Education Tech

What’s At Risk When Schools Focus Too Much on Student Data?

June 7, 2016

Via: MindShift

Have you ever seen a school data wall? In a struggling Newark, N.J., public school, I’ve seen bulletin boards showing the test scores of each grade compared with state averages. And in one in affluent Silicon Valley, I’ve seen smartboards […]