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September 30, 2014

Protecting Student Privacy in Online Learning

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by Ozier Muhammad, The New York Times

Schools are increasingly using online learning technology. Advocates tout its use in tailoring lessons to each child’s pace and ability as a revolution in education. But privacy advocates have warned that the vast amounts of personal data students generate with the products can be misused. California, for instance, is set to pass the first law prohibiting companies from selling students’ personal information or using it for marketing purposes.

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2014/09/24/protecting-student-privacy-in-online-learning

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