How Safe Are Your Students’ Data?: What You Need to Know to Advocate for Student Data Privacy


As your school's expert on information literacy, you already have more tools for understanding data privacy than most educators. That might sound scary, but don't be afraid. In this session we will look at the limits of FERPA and COPPA for protecting student data. We will go over what to look for in your district/school policy, and discuss strategies for collaborating with administration and IT to make sure software is evaluated with students' interests in mind. Are you up for the challenge?