The Democratic National Convention, which meets in Philadelphia this week to nominate the party’s presidential candidate, released its party platform that deals with technology issues including broadband, open Internet, privacy, education, and cybersecurity. […]
Members of Generation Z might still be in middle and high school, but they are already thinking about college. Barnes & Noble surveyed Generation Zers, who shared their thoughts on everything from how they prefer to study to their thoughts on education technology.[…]
The National Center for Education Statistics released the Forum Guide to Education Data Privacy, which tells agencies what they should consider when developing privacy programs to protect student data.[…]
While education hasn’t gotten much air time in the 2016 election cycle, one common refrain from both parties is that all children deserve a high-quality education. The Data Quality Campaign a nonprofit policy and advocacy organization designed to bring the education community together to empower educators, families, and policymakers, shares the goal of a high-quality education for every student.[…]
Data provides parents, educators, and policymakers with the information they need to personalize and support student learning.
“It’s incredibly important that the individual classroom teacher… [is] able to use data and access data to drive learning in their class,” said Chip Slaven, the counsel to the president and senior advocacy adviser for the Alliance for Excellent Education. “So they know they have a better understanding of what each individual student’s needs are.”