National Science Foundation Touts 'Everyday' STEM Learning Opportunities

The NSF's "Last Days of Summer STEM Bucket List" includes a wide range of on- and offline learning tools aiming to help children build their […]

'Teach to One' Personalized-Learning Model Has No Effect on Students' Math Scores, Federal Evaluation Finds

Dueling studies of Teach to One: Math highlighted a divide over whether personalized-learning models should prioritize grade-level proficiency or academic growth.

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 […]

Trump School Safety Commission: Time to Update FERPA

Schools should share more student information with law enforcement in order to protect students during emergencies, according to a federal school safety commission.

Inspector General Blasts U.S. Ed. Department's Handling of FERPA Complaints

The backlog of student-privacy complaints from parents goes back years, an audit found, and the department lacks basic controls and procedures.

Reorganization of U.S. Ed. Department's Privacy Office to Take Effect in Early 2019

The Office of the Chief Privacy Officer will be dismantled, and a new Privacy Policy Office will be responsible for technical assistance and FERPA enforcement.

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Net Neutrality Law, Provoking Fight With Feds

Critics say a 2017 order approved by the FCC that dismantled net neutrality could stymie the flow of online content to K-12 schools.

Congress Considering $95 Million for Study of Technology's Effects on Children

The Children and Media Research Advancement Act has bipartisan support and the backing of both industry and advocates. But previous versions have languished in Congress.

Cyberattacks During FCC's 'Net Neutrality' Fight? Didn't Happen, Agency Now Says

During its contentious debate over net neutrality, the FCC said its public comment system was slowed by cyberattacks. Now the agency says those claims were […]

FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal to Take Effect June 11, Worrying Schools

School and library advocates, along with Democrats in the U.S. Senate, are engaged in a last-ditch effort to prevent the Restoring Internet Freedom Order from […]

In U.S. House Hearing, Zuckerberg Responds to Data Collection on Minors

House members press Facebook CEO to explain why the company continues to collect data on minors and to stop creating "shadow profiles."

YouTube Accused of Targeting Children With Ads, Violating Federal Privacy Law

Consumer advocacy groups filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, alleging that YouTube has used children's personal information to target ads.

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