Stronger Data-Privacy Protections for Students and Teachers Needed, Report Argues

Education Week: Advice for schools on how to do a better job protecting the data privacy of students and teachers is outlined in a report released today by the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy and The Badass Teachers Association.

The "Educator Toolkit for Teacher and Student Privacy: A Practical Guide for Protecting Personal Data" explains federal student privacy laws and informs educators why teacher and student data are "at risk." It also recommends limiting social media use in school, advocating for stronger privacy protections, and evaluating the data privacy features of ed-tech products or services thoroughly before adopting them.

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