Tag Archives: student privacy

Things to Come in K-12 Education: Predictions for 2018

Things to Come (or that are already here):  Predictions (guesses/observations) for 2018 The education system has changed so much so rapidly in the last fifteen to twenty years that it is anyone’s guess as to what will happen in the … Continue reading

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An Expanding Awareness

In Jane Robbins’ article, Schools Implementing Government-Sponsored Personality Manipulation, she links to a document called Expanding Evidence Approaches for Learning in a Digital World.  Jane’s article prompted me to revisit notes and comments I had written about a draft of … Continue reading

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Student Data Exposed and For Sale

Two articles about student data recently came to my attention.  I thought I would share them here for those who are interested. Schoolzilla ‘File Configuration Error’ Exposes Data for More than 1.3M Students, Staff tells about a researcher discovering that … Continue reading

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Student Data: The Troubling New Currency | Part 2

This is the second part of a four part video series featuring Kirsten Lombard and Lynn Taylor with Mary Black moderating. The following information about this video is provided on YouTube: Student Data: The Troubling New Currency. No child’s data … Continue reading

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“Spying on Students”: New Report Details Threats to Student Privacy

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has published a report called Spying on Students: School-Issued Devices and Student Privacy. The report is free of incomprehensible technical jargon, making it easy to read and understand. The EFF conducted a survey on student … Continue reading

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SAT Season is Here–Beware

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Many school districts in the state administer the SAT. Check your school and district calendars for SAT administration dates if it is administered at your local high schools. Unwittingly, the majority of students provide personal information to the College Board … Continue reading

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Why Privacy Matters

A number of articles related to privacy, student privacy, data collection, and data mining are posted on this site.  If interested, you can do a search using the search box in the right hand column. The other day, a friend … Continue reading

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