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SXSWedu 2016

Protecting Student Privacy in the Digital World

With ubiquitous classroom technology, students’ privacy is an increasing concern. Federal laws, such as the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, are difficult to navigate but vital to protecting students’ rights. This panel will focus on demystifying the process, providing key strategies for lawfully implementing technology, and looking to the future of technology and education. Panelists include technology and school administrative leaders (at both public and private schools) as well as a software developer for PK-elementary tools.

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Takeaways

  1. Gain an understanding of current Federal Privacy Laws that apply to schools.
  2. Understand how to vet and implement technology tools in schools.
  3. Understand the direction that privacy and educational technology will take in the future.

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Organizer

Jennifer Carey, Dir of Educational Technology, Ransom Everglades

Meta Information:

  • Tags: privacy, ferpa, coppa
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Implementation
  • Level: Basic Understanding
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