Delhi teachers' union files lawsuit over attendance app privacy concerns

(Sep 16, 2021) The Nagar Nigam Shikshak Sangh teachers’ union in Delhi filed a lawsuit arguing a mandated attendance application violates their privacy, Reuters reports. St... Read More

Student-monitoring program raises surveillance questions

(Sep 16, 2021) The 74 reports on the use of student-monitoring program Gaggle over the course of six months in Minneapolis public schools. Data from 1,300 incident reports ... Read More

Children’s personal information found on dark web; Mass. proposes student data privacy law update

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Keeping tabs on the latest children's privacy developments

(Sep 14, 2021) There is no shortage of attention being paid to various aspects of the privacy and data protection landscape. Children's privacy continues to be one of the m... Read More

Why US schools need to exercise more control over ed tech providers

(Sep 10, 2021) On July 9, parents of school children across the U.S., in collaboration with the Student Data Privacy Project, filed more than a dozen complaints with the U.... Read More

More effective, transparent control needed over US ed tech providers

(Sep 10, 2021) On July 9, parents of school children across the U.S., in collaboration with the Student Data Privacy Project, filed more than a dozen complaints with the U.... Read More

Google, New Mexico reach settlement over children’s privacy claims

(Aug 27, 2021) Google and New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas reached a settlement over allegations the company’s AdMob platform enabled a game developer to illegal... Read More

New Mexico, Google back in court over ed tech allegations

(Aug 26, 2021) New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas filed an appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit to have Children's Online Privacy Protection Ac... Read More

DOE: Oregon school district improperly disclosed student information

(Aug 20, 2021) The U.S. Department of Education determined the Gladstone School District in Oregon improperly disclosed students’ personally identifiable information in vio... Read More

Privacy risks with EU's remote learning, rise in edtech

(Aug 4, 2021) Euractiv reports on privacy issues the EU faces with online learning and using more educational technology in the wake of COVID-19. Concerns were raised abou... Read More