On February 23, teachers and schools will particiapte in Digital Learning Day to celebrate the use of technology in the classroom.
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released the updated "Digest of Education Statistics," which highlights a wide array of data about education
The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) has created a new, voluntary Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal for school districts that want to demonstrate to their community/parents that they have solid privacy practices around handling of student data
CCSSO has released two new resources related to stakeholder engagement today: Digital Resources Toolkit and Promotional Materials Toolkit
Department of Education Release Non-Regulatory Guidance on ESSA'S Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants Program
The California Attorney General released a report on best practices for eduction technology companies on how to collect and use student information and protect students privacy rights.
The Education Commission of States released "50-State Comparison: Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems" which looks at the Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) policies in each state
The Data Quality Campaign released a report on state legislative activity around student data privacy in 2016.
iNACOL released "Promising State Polices for Personalized Learning" to highlight states that have implemented and scaled polices and practices that support personalized learning.
The Student Data Privacy Consortium launched its first project, the Privacy Contract Framework. The project will assist schools, districts and state agencies develop common contracts for districts to use throughout the state.