May 29, 2020 | FPF Staff
FPF Releases New Report on GDPR Guidance for US Higher Education Institutions
Today, FPF released The General Data Protection Regulation: Analysis and Guidance for US Higher Education Institutions by Senior Counsel Dr. Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna. The new report contains analysis and guidance to assist United States-based higher education institutions and their edtech service providers in assessing their compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
March 20, 2020 | FPF Staff
FPF and AASA Release Student Privacy Guidance to Help Schools Manage COVID-19 Response
November 25, 2019 | FPF Staff
FPF Welcomes New Members to the Youth & Education Privacy Project
We are thrilled to announce three new members of FPF’s Youth & Education Privacy team. The new staff – Jasmine Park, Anisha Reddy, and Katherine Sledge – will help expand FPF’s technical assistance and training, resource creation and distribution, and state and federal legislative tracking. You can read more about Katherine, Anisha, and Jasmine below. Please […]
March 6, 2019 | editor
Privacy in Higher Education: A Conversation with Sara Collins
Innovation in higher education is increasingly fueled by data. From financial aid applications, to online classes, to student success initiatives, college students provide an extraordinary amount of data to schools, companies, and the government. This data provides unprecedented insights into student behavior, and colleges are using it to shape curricula, processes, and services to meet […]
December 20, 2018 | Amelia Vance
School Safety Report Neglects Privacy Concerns
Yesterday, the Federal Commission on School Safety released a report detailing its conclusions, after holding a series of meetings and hearings in the wake of school shootings. Nearly every aspect of the Commission’s report focuses on sharing data and, thus, has privacy implications for students, teachers, and the public.
May 17, 2018 | Amelia Vance
FPF Testifies Before Congress on Promoting and Protecting Student Privacy
Washington, D.C– Today, Future of Privacy Forum’s (FPF) Amelia Vance, Director of the Education Privacy Project, will deliver testimony in a hearing before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, “Protecting Privacy, Promoting Data Security: Exploring How Schools and States Keep Data Safe.” In her prepared testimony, Vance will comment on how states, districts and ed tech companies can work together in ensuring student privacy.