On September 29th, Governor Brown of California signed the Student Online Personal Information Protection Act (SOPIPA), preventing industry from using student data for anything other than educational purposes.
California's 'Student Online Personal Information Protection Act' will become law pending Governor Brown's signature.
Six ed tech companies will have their products tested and evaluated in NYC's iZone classrooms.
Rhode Island's Department of Education is partnering with the Learning Accelerator to pursue statewide blended learning offerings in schools.
The Malaysian government is funding zero client technology in rural schools.
USED has announced four experiments for 2014-15, including one around student aid flexibility for competency-based programs.
The DQC created a new tool for state education agencies to use to ensure they are safeguarding student data.
USED launched a family education policy companion site, and PTAC issued transparency guidance for schools and districts.
The FCC issued an order on July 11th that adopted three goals toward E-rate modernization.
Congressmen from both parties on the House Education and the Workforce Committee call for stakeholders to work together to promote safe and effective use of student data.