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Fall 2015 | Volume 21 | Number 3

Locking the Cloud: Student Data Collection and Privacy Safeguards

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Executive Summary on Locking the Cloud: Student Data Collection and Privacy Safeguards

Regulations governing student data have been in place since the 1970s. But given that they were written before the digitization and monetization of data, are they sufficient to apply in a 21st century virtual context? States have started writing tougher student data privacy protections into their laws, but privacy experts think that big holes remain. Congress is also interested in updating federal rules.

Locking the Cloud: Student Data Collection and Privacy Safeguards

Barbara Michelman

This issue of Policy Priorities explores the decidedly gray area of evolving policies, regulations, and practices around student data security and privacy.

Principles and Policies for Governing Student Data

Review of principles created by three different organizations: the Data Quality Campaign, the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy, and the Software Information and Industry Association.