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Freebee Friday: Online Privacy

CLIP reportWe all know that we have a moral responsibility to keep student information private and away from marketers, but what about when we use a Web app for teaching or testing? Our obligation is no less serious and we are failing in that duty to our students, according to Fordham Law School’s Center on Law and Information Policy. Its most recent report shows that most schools and districts allow a variety of data about students to dribble out of the school’s hands with few if any protections. The report is sober – but required – reading at any district that is – or is contemplating – storing data online.

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