New Report Explains Student Privacy under SOPIPA and Similar Regs
SOPIPA was to put in place to stipulate how student information could be used by education technology companies that are serving the education market. The laws apply to companies that run websites, online services, online applications and mobile applications designed for and marketed to K-12 customers.
Report: State Report Cards Need Improvement
States are failing to provide teachers, parents and the general public with easily understandable and accessible reports on school performance, according to a new report from the Data Quality Campaign.
Drilldown: Final ESSA Accountability Rules
Overall, ESSA hands control over how to define a high-quality, well rounded education to the states and local education agencies (LEAs) while retaining much federal oversight for matters of equity — which is where, some observers suggest, the naming of Betsy DeVos as education secretary could cloud the outcome.