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FERPA | SHERPA: Providing a Guide to Education Privacy Issues
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August 21, 2014 | Joseph Jerome

FERPA | SHERPA: Providing a Guide to Education Privacy Issues

Education is changing. New technologies are allowing information to flow within classrooms, school, and beyond, enabling new learning environments and new tools to understanding and improve the way teachers teach and students learn. At the same time, however, the confluence of enhanced data collection with highly sensitive information children and teens also makes for a […]

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June 26, 2014 | FPF Staff

Synopsis: Education Privacy Hearing—How Data Mining Threatens Student Privacy

Yesterday, the House of Representatives Education Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education and the Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies held a joint hearing to discuss “How Data Mining Threatens Student Privacy.” Four witnesses presented testimony from a number of perspectives: (1) Joel R. Reidenberg, Chair and Professor of […]