student data

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.

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.

‘Landmark’ student data privacy bill would give FTC new powers


The Student Digital Privacy Act was unveiled Wednesday in the House by Reps. Luke Messer, R-Ind., and Jared Polis, D-Colo., after getting privacy and parent advocates on board.

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.