Working Through Questions in EFF’s “Spying on Students” Report

Recently the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) released Spying on Students, a report that presents the results of a long running survey that encouraged parents, students, teachers, administrators and other individuals to submit privacy concerns about the use of education technology in schools. The concerns identified include: Lack of transparency: Investigative burden [on parents and students] […]

Digging Deeper into FERPA Directory Information

Earlier this month Bill Fitzgerald posted a thoughtful piece on potential issues with FERPA’s “Directory Information” exception  among the excellent points made were that there is  disconnect between what FERPA data that would not generally be considered harmful if released and how if a another organization unintentionally released this type of data (name, email, address, […]