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EDIS Update 6.11.14

This month's newsletter features the latest in Education and Data Information Systems news and updates. It also includes a reminder about EIMAC membership renewal.

 

USED Releases Overview of Data Inventory Beta Site

The Department of Education released an overview explaining its Data Inventory site that includes data collected as part of grant activities, along with statistical data collected about the state of U.S. education.

 

FTC Voices Concern for Potential Sale of Student Data by ConnectEdu

The Federal Trade Commission sent a letter of concern to the court handling the bankruptcy case of education technology company, ConnectEdu.

 

Public Sector Increased Interest in Chief Privacy Officer Role

Chief Privacy Officers (CPOs) already exist in the private sector and Federal government and now are appearing at the state level as well.

 

EDIS Update 5.14.14

This month's newsletter features the latest in Education and Data Information Systems news and updates. It also includes a wrap-up of the Spring EIMAC meeting.

 

Education Leaders in Delaware and Indiana Recognized by DQC

The Data Quality Campaign presented the award for State Policymaker to Delaware's Governor and the award for Best District Data Leader to a district in Indiana.

 

USED Releases Four New Data Snapshots in the CRDC

The four new data collection snapshots in the CRDC focus on discipline, early childhood access, teacher equity, and access to college- and career-ready courses.

 

USED Requests Information on the Use of Results Data in Making Determinations Under Sections 616(d)(2) and 642 of IDEA

OSEP is requesting public comment on the use of results data in an accountability system under IDEA.

 

$143m Round of i3 Grant Competition Focused on: Development, Validation, Scale-up

The USED announced the beginning of the fifth round of the i3 grant competition with up to $3,000,000 available per grant.

 

Pearson Releases Report: Impacts of the Digital Ocean on Education

Pearson shares a report on the influx of data and its potential impact on adaptive learning for students.