Tags student data

Gender identity now in students' hands on Duke University portal

by Emily Bamforth

Duke allows students and staff to include their preferred first name and pronouns and manage how gender identity data is used.

Lawmakers want to overturn ban on federal student-level data system

by Emily Bamforth

The bill would replace the Education Department's institutional-level data collection with a new system that collects information at the individual level.

Tech companies ask Biden for more education support, student data

by Betsy Foresman

In a letter to the incoming administration, a group of companies stressed the importance of technology to facilitate high-quality learning, the need for additional funding, professional development and the value of data in assessing students.

CSU San Marcos was hacked in October

by Betsy Foresman

Students, staff and faculty were notified earlier this year that a malicious actor had accessed sensitive data, prompting an upgrade to multi-factor authentication.

University data privacy is 'all over the place,' says researcher

by Betsy Foresman

Data has guided many universities though the pandemic, but a majority of students still don't trust their institutions to keep their information private.

Pandemic amplified students' growing reliance on technology, says Educause

by Betsy Foresman

A new Educause survey found that concerns of internet access, data protection and online accessibility were at the top of students' minds even before the pandemic hit.

Online learning company K12 exposes student data in Missouri

by Colin Wood

One state official said the distribution of a spreadsheet by the company's lobbyists represented a "significant" data breach.

U. Wisconsin taps analytics to ensure students learn during pandemic

by Betsy Foresman

By collecting evidence of student performance, faculty are identifying skills students have mastered and areas where they're struggling.

Blackbaud mum on which universities had Social Security data stolen

by Betsy Foresman

The company revised its story last week, but it's still not saying which universities were affected by the cyberattack discovered last May.