Student Privacy and Why It Matters

Last year, Microsoft joined dozens of other companies in signing a student privacy pledge. In 2015, this pledge may serve as a model for state legislation. In 2014, several states already took up this issue and enacted laws to ensure student digital privacy.

Students and their families have a right to privacy—and school districts and technology providers should support and protect these rights. To be sure, student data can be used beneficially to improve education and outcomes, but privacy should not be sacrificed for these benefits. In addition, private student data should never be misused for the purposes of household profiling, behavioral advertising, or other commercial activities.

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Welcome to the New Voices for Innovation Blog

It’s back to the future for Voices for Innovation! We’re launching a new blog to start out 2015 for a number of reasons:

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