YouTube fined $170 million for collecting data on children

by Betsy Foresman

Despite being the biggest settlement for a company accused of violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, critics say it's not enough.

5 privacy considerations before trying new edtech in the classroom

by Susan M. Bearden

Student privacy becomes less overwhelming when teachers consider a few key tips, says Susan M. Bearden of the Future of Privacy Forum.

AI in classrooms can raise red flags on privacy

by Patience Wait

In a new resource, CoSN notes AI’s promise, but cautions that FERPA, COPPA and state-level requirements must be considered in advance.

With bipartisan support, Do Not Track Kids legislation returns in Congress

by Patience Wait

Senate and House members have re-introduced a bill to protect children’s online data. It would update the 20-year-old COPPA.

CoSN releases updated toolkit for privacy protection in schools

by Emily Tate

The latest version of the toolkit will help school leaders navigate key federal privacy policies and protect their students' data.