Microsoft is acquiring DataSense, a data integration platform developed by the company Brightbytes.
Europe’s sweeping data-privacy law has slapped new requirements on ed-tech companies–and on the schools in the European Union that they serve–to safeguard student information.
The energy, retail, pharmaceutical, and transportation industries and many other sectors outranked the education industry in terms of having strong cyber-protections.
States have approved a wave of K-12 data privacy laws over the past few years, but few of those policies outline specific penalties for companies.
The major ed-tech association has launched a hub that offers reviews of ed-tech products based on their ability to engage students and other criteria.
Districts see data interoperability as a solution that will help them meet federal and state reporting requirements, a new COSN/EdWeek survey shows.
Affordability, educational impact, and data-privacy protections are key features schools will want in AI-driven products, says Jeff Dieffenbach, the associate director of the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative.
The online textbook and tutoring company said it was notifying users, and regulators, of a massive data breach.
Fifty-seven percent of K-12 teachers said they lack time to use data effectively, a new survey finds. School companies need to focus on which kinds of data can help educators the most.
EdWeek Market Brief will host a webinar on Tuesday, July 17, at 2 p.m. Eastern, on what K-12 companies need to know about the GDPR, Europe’s tough new data-privacy law.