Report: Student Surveillance Needs More Oversight
A recent report by the National Association of State Boards of Education finds that states and policymakers need to address privacy protections for school surveillance and its potentially negative, inequitable effects.
Yik Yak Is Not So Anonymous After All
It wasn't enough that yakkers had to add personal handles and profiles starting last August. That made their posts less about saying whatever was on their mind in complete anonymity and more about finding and connecting with others in their current geographic locations. Now users of mobile app Yik Yak face the ignominy of being truly discoverable.
Nonprofit Surveys Student Privacy Laws for All 50 States
The Center for Democracy & Technology, with help from law firm BakerHostetler, released a state-by-state survey of student privacy laws in the United States.