Tag Archives: FERPA

Policy Updates on FERPA and Net Neutrality

By Phil HillMore Posts (305) Two policy debates that could have a significant impact on education – updates on FERPA and data privacy & FCC proposals on Net Neutrality – both entered the next stage this week. FERPA Modernization I … Continue reading

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White House report on big data will impact ed tech

By Phil HillMore Posts (305) Yesterday the White House released its report on big data and privacy implications. The focus was broadly on big data, but there will be implications for ed tech, with several key recommendations specifically focused on … Continue reading

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Protecting the Security of Student Data: Krebs v Rutgers, a case study

By More Posts (42) In 1992 seven students at Rutgers University sought federal court action to compel University administrators to protect their Social Security Numbers (SSN) from dissemination. The case became known as Krebs v Rutgers. It is often cited … Continue reading

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Protecting the Security of Student Data: CollegeNet v XAP, A Case Study

By More Posts (42) In her blog “Law, Policy and IT” Tracy Mitrano expressed a concern: protecting student privacy as colleges and universities outsource information processing with external servicers. To ensure education records are protected, she writes, outsourcing contracts must … Continue reading

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How Georgia Tech Has Shown the Perils of SOPA

By Phil HillMore Posts (305) This has been a tough week for open education, at least in higher education.  First came the news that Georgia Tech has taken down a 14-year-old student wiki site that allowed discussions and collaboration across … Continue reading

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