Security & Privacy


Campus Safety: Crime and Bullying Plummet as Incarcerations of Youth Drop in Half

Reports of bullying in American schools have dropped nearly in half from the turn of the century. Overall, violent victimizations were down even more substantially — 82 percent from 1992 to 2014, according to a report released today by the National Center for Education Statistics.

Eastland ISD Adopts Security Communications Platform

The Eastland Independent School District has adopted a new communication tool designed to improve district security.

Education Platform Addresses Data Privacy

A new education platform for K-12 pulls together multiple programs to ensure student data security and privacy.

Sacramento County District Takes School Safety Training Online

The San Juan Unified School District has already given two mandated courses on sexual harassment and child abuse reporting online to its 5,000 employees.

Evaluating the Privacy and Security of Ed Tech

When working with educational technology, responsible decision makers in schools recognize the need for solid security and privacy practice in software applications.

Private School Chooses Remote Guarding

A private school in Los Angeles has contracted with a security service that does its guarding remotely.

School District Chooses Online Training for School Safety

A Colorado school district at the beginning of the current school year implemented a new staff safety and regulatory compliance program that reminds staff members about their training assignments.

Data Privacy Legislation Scrutinized in NASBE Report

The tangle of data privacy regulation for education is heating up as state and federal lawmakers increasingly consider laws intended to protect students.

Private School Turns to Tech To Manage Classroom Activities Online

A private school in Fort Worth, TX with 167 students in grades preK-8 has adopted a new Internet management tool to keep students on task.

Multi-Year Initiative to Nail Down Student Privacy Issues in Education Software

Working with 40 school districts, including some of the largest ones in the country, the education division of Common Sense Media has gone public with details about a long-term project to help schools better understand student data privacy issues and choose applications that commit to safe practices in their terms of service and privacy policies.

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