The online computer age has created tremendous opportunities for communication, learning and collaboration. New online technologies have also changed the way our children work at school. However, the use of these new tools should not come at the cost of our children’s privacy. Students' personal information, school work and communications should not be used by others for commercial gain. Visit our site to learn more.
In today’s data age, knowing about your child’s online activities at home is not enough – it’s just as important to ensure that your child’s personal information at school is kept private and used only for academic purposes. Don’t assume the necessary due diligence has been done to prevent the commercial exploitation, re-disclosure, or misuse of your child’s data. Get informed, know your rights, and take precautionary steps to protect your child’s information at school.Read More
More and more often, we see news cycles spinning up around the vulnerability and abuse of student data. Knowing what to look for in the contracts your school signs with cloud service providers is the first step to safeguard student data. Can your students’ online activities be tracked or mined? Is your school complying with laws including FERPA? Take the necessary steps to ensure that the privacy and security of your student and teacher data are protected.Read More
Schools administrators and parents in your district or state need to be well-informed about the risks and responsibilities associated with implementing new education technology in today’s data-driven world. With the opportunity for cost savings and enriched education, comes a responsibility to ensure student privacy is maintained and the use of data is transparent. Get the facts, see what model states are doing and become a champion for your community to address crucial issues around student data privacy.Read More