New Report Reveals Inconsistent Privacy and Security Practices in EdTech

Read the key findings and learn how you can support better student data protections.
When determining whether an edtech tool is safe or secure to use with students, many school administrators and educators turn to the tool's privacy policy to help inform their decision. But what should we be looking for in a privacy policy? And what if we can't make sense of what we find there? Over the past three years, the Common Sense Privacy Initiative has evaluated the privacy policies of hundreds of edtech applications and services. Using a comprehensive rubric based on existing ... Read more
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