Civil Rights Groups Sound Alarm Over Florida School-Safety Database

Citing Education Week's reporting, the ACLU and nearly three dozen other groups asked Fla. Gov. Ron DeSantis to immediately halt construction of the new statewide […]

K12 Inc. Data Breach Opens Doors to Students' Personal Information

A K12 Inc. company database that included information for 19,000 students was available for anyone with an internet connection to see for at least a […]

District's Plan to Use Facial Recognition Tech for Safety Raises Big Privacy Concerns

The New York State Education Department has put the brakes on a school district's planned trial run of new facial recognition software aimed at improving […]

Twitter Chat April 9 to Focus on CTO Needs Around Cybersecurity

Tune in to the #edCTOchat on April 9 at 2 p.m. ET for more information about how to fend off K-12 cybersecurity threats and how […]

Google Experimenting With New Cloud Storage, Artificial Intelligence Initiative for K-12

Google is working with Washington's Evergreen Public Schools on a new effort that has big implications for the way K-12 districts store and analyze student […]

Schools Collect Tons of Student Information. Deleting It All Is a Major Challenge

States and districts should create comprehensive data inventories and adopt clear retention and deletion policies, recommends the Center for Democracy & Technology.

How to Know if Your Data is Safe in an LMS

  Many business owners and organizations understand the importance of having a corporate training system. It creates a hub for all corporate eLearning and helps […]

Trump Calls for New AI Workforce-Development Efforts, But Offers No New Money

A new executive order on artificial intelligence shines a light on the need for education and training. But experts say it's thin on details and […]

Schools Suffered at Least 122 Cybersecurity Incidents Last Year

The incidents led to stolen identities, tax fraud, altered student records, and millions of stolen tax dollars, according to the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center.

Educators and Artificial Intelligence: "Err on the Side of Caution," Says RAND Researcher

AI-powered tools may augment teachers, a new RAND report argues--but only if big concerns around bias and transparency are first addressed.

States Earn Low Grades on Student-Data Privacy Protections From New Report Card

A recent report that analyses the thoroughness and quality of student-data privacy laws passed in the U.S. may be more misleading than it is illuminating.

School Connectivity, Access to Devices Continue to Rise, Survey Finds

Districts are increasingly confident in their networks' ability to support one or even two digital devices for every student, according to a new survey of […]

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