With the help of the Cyberlaw Clinic, the Consortium of School Networks (“CoSN”) has released the Protecting Privacy in Connected Learning Toolkit. The toolkit, issued in March as part of CoSN’s new Protecting Privacy in Connected Learning initiative, provides an in-depth, step-by-step privacy guide is to help school system leaders navigate complex federal laws and related issues.
Privacy law in the United States is a complicated patchwork of state and federal case law and statutes, and one of the biggest issues for schools has been finding a way to protect student privacy and data with the new technological advances. CoSN, a professional association for schools system technology leaders, aims to empower educational leaders to leverage technology to realize engaging learning environments.
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