New research from the Center for Democracy and Technology is raising concerns about student privacy during virtual learning. Results from a CDT survey conducted over the summer indicated 81% of schools surveyed use monitoring software and 30% of these school devices always have tracking on. Additionally, not every household was made aware of the surveillance — 24% of parents and 17% of students were unsure if their school used student monitoring software on devices, compared to just 7% of teachers. Editor's note: Schwarz Group Managing Partner Joel Schwarz, CIPP/G, wrote about the privacy concerns regarding educational technology providers in U.S. schools.
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