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Federal Agencies Respond to Concerns About Student Privacy
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2017

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Department of Education (ED) increasingly are responding to concerns about educational technology and its

The Internet of Toys: Legal and Privacy Issues with Connected Toys
  • Dickinson Wright
  • USA
  • December 5 2017

Most people have heard of the Internet of Things, or IoT. With the holidays fast approaching, and with the onslaught of new smart and

Due Diligence on Confidential Policies
  • Association of Corporate Counsel
  • USA, Global
  • November 17 2017

Do you have to share your all of your policies even the confidential ones?

FTC and Department of Education Announce Joint Workshop on FERPA and COPPA Compliance for Ed Tech
  • Covington & Burling LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2017

Earlier this week, the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Education announced plans to hold a joint workshop on the application of the

What’s Mine Is Not Yours! School Districts Reminded of FERPA’s Sole Possession Exception
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2017

Many school districts throughout this upcoming school year will likely be faced with requests for student records from various sources. Student

“Big Data” and Student Privacy Create Tensions for Lawmakers and Educators
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

“Big data” in the education context refers to the massive amount of information collected by K-12 schools and higher education institutions on student

U.S. Department of Education Seeks Public Comment on Regulatory Reform Initiatives; Issues Regulatory Reform Task Force Progress Report
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2017

On June 22, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education (the “Department”) published a Federal Register notice that it is seeking public input regarding

Top 5 Common HIPAA “Myths” That Arise in Higher Education
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2017

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996commonly referred to as “HIPAA”is a federal law imposing certain data privacy and

Avoiding Common Legal Issues at Coding Schools: Data Privacy and Security
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2017

If you are like most alternative education providers, whether a bootcamp, MOOC, coding academy or some other “nontraditional” model, you likely

Trump Administration Revokes Administrative Guidance Regarding Transgender Student Rights in Schools
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • February 23 2017

Last night the Trump administration revoked the joint guidance issued by the Department of Justice and Department of Education regarding transgender