My qualifying exams are due in about a month so things are starting to feel quite real in this quest for a Ph. D. I ran across this video shared at Vinny Cho’s blog and found it super helpful for mapping out my next 35 days of writing.
If you aren’t already, follow Vinny Cho. He’s a super smart guy who does a lot of research in how school leaders use social media.
This is an excellent resource if you need an overview of what is happening with laws and regulations regarding student data privacy. Technology and data use are quickly increasing within schools, and most state laws do not adequately address student privacy issues in a digital environment. According to this compendium and many other sources, you will begin to see a lot more attention and action with regard to student data privacy regs. In the year 2015 alone, there were over 180 bills introduced within state legislatures to deal with student data issues.
Screenshot from the web page of the Center for Democracy and Technology