The Answer Sheet: Student Privacy

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 09/19/2013

School district monitoring students’ social media posts

District officials are looking for signs that kids are suicidal or being bullied, and many other schools are apparently signing on to do the same thing.

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:01 AM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullying, Is This Crossing a Line?, Student Privacy

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 06/09/2013

Privacy concerns grow over Gates-funded student database

Some states in a pilot program are pulling back.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:24 AM ET, 06/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  $100 Million Project, Student Privacy Concerns

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 03/28/2013

On the question of student privacy

Here is a view counter to one expressed in a recent post about a lawsuit alleging that the Education Department is promoting rules that expand the release of private student data to third parties.

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:55 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A Different View, Student Privacy