Data Quality Campaign

Amendment to create student data privacy commission clears Senate


The Student Privacy Policy Commission would create a panel to determine which federal and state laws around student data privacy are working and which aren't.

Congress to debate No Child Left Behind reauthorization


The Senate will take up an overhaul of the education legislation, which hasn't been updated since 2007. Legislators will debate measures on innovative testing and privacy.

Congressmen urge support for student data privacy bill


Reps. Luke Messer, R-Ind., and Jared Polis, D-Colo., are trying to gain more sponsors for their Student Digital Privacy Act, which was introduced in the House in April.

Despite concerns in Congress, tracking data can help students


New York City is the latest district to adopt a student performance data tracker, linking student attendance and exam records to see if kids are on track to graduate.

Highly anticipated student data privacy bill expected Monday


The bill will address concerns around student data privacy, but advocates have said that it does not go far enough in holding companies accountable.

Obama finds bipartisan backing for student data privacy pitch


The president has found bipartisan support for his student data privacy proposal that he unveiled last month.