This article by Danny McDonald of the Boston Globe writes about city council proposals in Boston, Massachusetts. Among the privacy proposals was a measure that would define the kinds of information school officials could share with law enforcement.
This article by Lainey Millen documents efforts by parents, administrators, teachers, and students to “take action that would protect the privacy and safety of transgender students” in North Carolina. The concern is that the way North Carolina uses their online platform PowerSchool may cause transgender students to be vulnerable to having their privacy violated. Other states’ implementation of PowerSchool does not include design choices that risks student privacy the way North Carolina does.
This article by Leehee Feldman of the Jerusalem Post describes some of the privacy concerns flowing from the transition to online education in Israel due to Covid-19.
As schools use AI to monitor social media posts of students, students are being subjected to unavoidable infringements on their privacy, resulting in chilling effects on free speech. This article gives details.
Student privacy rights and the right to face your accuser seem to be destined to collide as a result of the new Title IX Guidance from Betsy Devos. New rules are in the comment period currently. This article is a great starting point.