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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Privacy Implications as App Use Becomes Widespread in Schools


As app use in our educational institutions is becoming more and more widespread, certain privacy concerns are raised with regards to what information they may be collecting from children. New apps are being created at such a staggering rate that schools are having a difficult time finding the time and resources to properly review them all before teachers are utilizing such digital learning tools. There are a host of concerns as educational institutions scramble to keep up with these novel learning products. 

Check out this New York Times article to learn more about school oversight and privacy risks.