In Episode 5, we look at data privacy in primary and secondary schooling, or K-12 as it is known in the United States. In this episode, we speak with Elizabeth Laird, Senior Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Technology.
Terms and Organizations Mentioned
California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Florida Virtual School
Individual Accommodation Plan (IAP)
School choice (in US context)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Temporary Assistance for Needs Families (TANF)
Transcript of Episode 5 (pdf)
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Questions for Upcoming Symposium Raised in this Episode
• What actions need to be taken to better protect and secure student data privacy?
• What types of safeguards need to be in place to ensure algorithms are not misused?
• What initiatives, if any, exist to update FERPA to address data privacy and online education in the United States at the K-12 level?
About Project Ungoverned?
Project Ungoverned? takes place within the Bosch Alumni Network – a network which consists of people who’ve been supported in one way or another by the Robert Bosch Stiftung. The network is coordinated by the International Alumni Center – iac Berlin, a think and do tank for alumni communities with social impact. The iac Berlin supports this podcast series and our upcoming online symposium in January 2019. If you want to know more about the power of networks, visit iac-berlin.org. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the respective speakers.
Episode credits: Co-hosts and co-producers: Kim Ochs & Nicole Harkin; Editor: Matthias Jochmann; Communications: Mojca-Marie Erjavec; Social Media: Jelena Prtoric