Data breaches, cyber hacks and ransom notes…in Schools. Who is legally liable for k-12 student data privacy and security?

K-12 students and parents are hostage to the data overlords. No, I mean really,  hostage, in every sense.  As Natasha Singer points out here  and here, "BigData" and edtech have taken over…
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U.S. House hearing on student data gathering shows no limits on the federal desire to know everything about our children

Karen Effrem of Education Liberty Watch has once again put together a powerful letter explaining the privacy problems raised by the proposed reauthorization of the Education Sciences Reform Act (ESRA),…
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Sorting Coloradoans like shoes: “by size, shape, and color.” Pilot starts in Denver Public Schools

(The sorting people like shoes thing, yes, that's part of a quote.  Scroll down to see the whole thing.) Workforce pathways and digital workforce credentials in k-12 education are all the rage.…
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