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Is Google illegally spying on your students? New FTC complaint says it is
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • December 8 2015

Google Apps for Education has recently come under fire with a Federal Trade Commission complaint filed by a nonprofit organization, Electronic


Report on student data privacy highlights two key issues for school leaders
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • November 2 2015

Student data privacy is the "it" issue right now in edtech, as evidenced by a recent special Student Data Privacy Report (free registration required


School districts and charter schools must address student data privacy concerns in contracts
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

In working with school districts and charter schools, our firm has learned that many clients may have entered into agreements that lack key contract


Records retention rules revamped
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • April 10 2015

The State and Local Records Commission rules regarding records management, production, retention, and disposal have undergone sweeping changes. These


FTC reminds schools when they can consent to certain online activities by students under COPPA
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • March 27 2015

Last week the Federal Trade Commission announced on its blog that it has updated its frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the interplay between


U.S. Department of Education issues new guidelines on collecting student data
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • September 11 2014

This past July, the U.S. Department of Education released the Transparency Best Practices for Schools and Districts, a new set of guidelines created


Iowa case highlights often overlooked risk of releasing personal emails in public records requests
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • May 28 2014

As a frequent advisor to school districts on freedom of information requests, the question I face most often is how a public body can protect a


California case allowing denial of FOIA request for public communications on private electronic devices instructive for Illinois public bodies
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • April 21 2014

While California and Illinois do not share the same weather, they seem to be similar in at least one aspect: Their court decisions support denial of


Are emails, texts, Tweets, and other digital communications student records under FERPA and state law?
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • February 20 2013

As schools increase the use of technology to communicate with and about students, questions arise about the intersection between the data created and


TechCon 2012 recap: should schools let teachers use social media in the classroom?
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • November 19 2012

Another hot topic that came up at our TechCon 2012 presentation on social media policies is whether to allow teachers to use social media in the classroom