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Schools, Government Agencies Move to Share Student Data

Education Week - October 19, 2015 - 8:40am
Amid an ongoing debate over the use of student data, K-12 systems have quietly begun linking children's educational records with information from other government agencies.
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Educators Hope Congress Provides Clarity, Support on Privacy Issues

Education Week - October 19, 2015 - 8:40am
Eight federal bills, amendments, or provisions related to student-data privacy have been introduced in 2015.
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Lessons Learned From Security Breaches

Education Week - October 19, 2015 - 8:40am
The problem is school systems often lack specific plans for dealing with data breaches once they occur, creating logistical and public relations challenges.
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Threat of Data-Privacy Litigation Fuels District Insurance Purchases

Education Week - October 19, 2015 - 8:40am
As more and more large, well-known companies—such as Home Depot and Target—fall victim to cyberattacks, school districts are realizing they could be next.
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Why K-12 Data-Privacy Training Needs to Improve

Education Week - October 19, 2015 - 8:40am
Education experts are lamenting the lack of training opportunities for educators that they say must happen for true student-data-privacy protection.
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Feds Put Spotlight on Needs of Black ELLs

Education Week - October 19, 2015 - 8:40am
With more than 130,000 black ELLs in public schools, White House and U.S. Department of Education officials will develop tools for educators.
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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Oct. 19, 2015

Education News from NY Times - October 19, 2015 - 5:30am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.









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The Learning Network: What Are Your Most Memorable Stories About Wildlife?

Education News from NY Times - October 19, 2015 - 5:00am
What experiences have you had with wild animals outside of their usual habitats?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Float Tanks Make a Comeback

Education News from NY Times - October 19, 2015 - 4:32am
Why is the experience of sensory deprivation enjoying renewed popularity?









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What are Bill and Melinda Gates talking about?

Education News from Washington Post - October 19, 2015 - 4:21am
Bill and Melinda Gates sat down with Gwen Ifill to talk about education reform. Here's some of the head-scratching things they said.









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The Learning Network: Ideas for E.L.L.s | Candidates for U.S. President on the Topic of Immigration

Education News from NY Times - October 19, 2015 - 3:28am
English Language Learners practice their mastery of using context clues and summarizing in this post about Republican presidential candidates’ views on immigration.









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