Privacy In Education


Privacy in Education Topic Page

Here, you can find the IAPP’s collection of coverage, analysis and resources related to privacy in education. The IAPP Resource Center also includes a “Children’s Privacy” topic page.

Additional News and Resources

GW Law’s new Center for Law and Technology offers ‘robust’ privacy program

IAPP Westin Scholar Award helps build privacy ‘credibility’

Italy’s DPA releases guide for privacy in schools

ACLU report examines impact of edtech surveillance industry

Ireland’s DPC discusses back-to-school photo safety

Aspiring privacy professionals compete in moot court

Study finds 96% of apps used in US schools share student personal information

Ethical guidelines on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and data in teaching and learning for educators

Hidden Harms: The Misleading Promise of Monitoring Students Online

FTC’s edtech vote brings consensus, dispute among commissioners

Measures that Educational Institutions Should Take to Prepare for Ransomware Attacks

CNIL launches ‘sandbox’ supporting digital innovation in education

CDT — Responsible Technology Training Series for Education Practitioners

Sharing Student Data Across Public Sectors

Data Quality Campaign: Education Data Legislation Review

When Schools Share Data with Afterschool Programs

Op-ed: Student opt-out mechanisms may lead to unfair bias

Back to school tips for playing it safe online

Online and Observed: Student Privacy Implications of School-Issued Devices and Student Activity Monitoring Software

Cybersecurity Best Practices Can Help School Staff Safeguard Student Data

The Privacy and Equity Implications of Using Self-Harm Monitoring Technologies: Recommendations for Schools

FERPA: Guidance for Students and Parents

Safeguarding Student Data in Higher Education

Law Enforcement Access to Student Records: A Guide for School Administrators & Ed Tech Service Providers

Privacy guidance and resources for schools during COVID-19

CDT Report: Protecting Students’ Privacy and Advancing Digital Equity

GAO Report — K-12 data breaches show that students are vulnerable to harm

Utah Student Data Privacy Guidebook

Troubling Clouds: Gaps affecting privacy protection in British Columbia’s K–12 education

Complying with COPPA: Frequently Asked Questions

Vetting EdTech Tools — Making Sure It’s Not “Too Good To Be True”

Privacy Literacy: From Theory to Practice

Enhancing Privacy Education with a Technical Emphasis in IT Curriculum

Privacy Law and the First-Year Law School Curriculum

Without Consent: An analysis of student directory information practices in U.S. schools, and impacts on privacy

A closer look at Carnegie Mellon’s privacy engineering program

Data Sharing & Privacy Demands In Education

Algorithmic Systems in Education: Incorporating Equity and Fairness When Using Student Data

Protecting Privacy While Supporting Students Who Change Schools

What does the CCPA mean for colleges and universities?

A Parent’s Guide to Student Privacy

School Safety & Privacy: An Animated Introduction

The State Student Privacy Report Card

Consent for the Collection, Use, and/or Disclosure of Children’s Personal Information

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule: A Six-Step Compliance Plan for Your Business