Michael Horn, co-founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute and former member of inBloom’s board of directors, wrote an article for Forbes about the lessons we can glean from inBloom’s demise “for [future] innovation in education.”
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Steve Kolowich wrote an article about MOOCs, and whether the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) applies to enrollees in online courses through services such as Coursera and edX.
Brenda Leong and Jules Polonetsky of the Future of Privacy Forum wrote an article for EdSurge offering suggestions of what should be included in ed tech providers’ privacy policies.
Minnesota's ABC5 News published a story about “privacy concerns” surrounding the new classroom behavior app ClassDojo.
The News-Gazette (Champlain, Illinois) published a piece on the “growing challenge” students’ behavior on Twitter poses for school officials, and how different schools and districts react to ‘inappropriate’ and disruptive behavior online.
U.S. News and World Report published a piece outlining lessons about children’s reading habits gleaned from data collected from Accelerated Reader, a program used by nearly 10 million students in over 30,000 schools across the United States “to track [their] reading outside of the classroom.” To access the actual report, click here.