Tag: data privacy

Education Tech

5 ways our district streamlines edtech ecosystems

January 26, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Student data privacy has been at the forefront of district leaders’ minds well before the pandemic. However, since COVID-19 shifted schools and classrooms online, it’s not surprising that tech usage has reached an all-time high. Districts are accessing 1,400 edtech […]


When Does Posting Photos of Students Become a Data Privacy Problem?

January 9, 2023

Via: Ed Surge

Public schools are online just as much as their students, it seems, with profiles across social media. Their Facebook pages contain not just announcements but photos from events on campus—graduations, Christmas band concerts, chess team tournament victories, spirit week—where students […]

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How to protect your institution’s student data

August 10, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Recent increases in data privacy awareness have come not a minute too soon, as the higher education ecosystem finds itself in critical discussions about data security as the number of compromising attacks continues to rise. Two years ago, it would […]

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3 ways to strengthen your student data privacy compliance strategy

October 21, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Cyberattacks and data breaches are infiltrating K-12 communities. To proactively thwart these attempts to steal student data, states such as New York are passing legislation that requires school districts to adhere to stipulated student data privacy compliance regulations. With so […]

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What Do Teachers Know About Student Privacy? Not Enough, Researchers Say

October 8, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

What should teachers be expected to know about student data privacy and ethics? Considering so much of their jobs now revolve around student data, it’s a simple enough question—and one that researcher Ellen B. Mandinach and a colleague were tasked […]


Report: Few districts have full-time role focused on student privacy

March 1, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Education has not only become data-driven; in many ways, it has also arguably become more data-dependent. Schools are constantly collecting student data — social security numbers, family information, medical history, educational status and, in some cases, financial details. While schools […]

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New resource offers 9 student data privacy best practices

May 27, 2016

Via: eSchool News

Technology, family involvement and communication are key to executing school data privacy best practices, according to a new white paper from communication service provider West Corporation. “School and Student Data Privacy: Nine Considerations for Community Engagement” offers an overview of nine best […]