This article documents a French private school’s requirement that students wear bluetooth enabled location trackers during the school day.
This article documents a Yale University research project that includes collecting the DNA of students.
- Is the value of information learned from DNA analysis of students worth the risks to the privacy of the students, especially since the majority are from minority populations that often subjected to privacy issues?
This news article explains how a judge has ordered the release of several years of student test scores with student names in order to assist a teacher who was fired for being ineffective to bring a case challenging her termination.
- When a judge orders FERPA to be violated, how do LEAs frame a response?
This newspaper article tracks some concerns and guidance concerning the privacy risks that might exist when teachers turn to crowdfunding to raise money for their classrooms.
In this Washington Post article, a parent secretly records a teacher berating her child in front of the class because the parent needed “proof.” In Florida, the consent of each party is needed for a recording to be legal unless the other person does not have a “reasonable expectation of privacy.” Note the tension between the need for the parent to record to protect her child and the possible infringement of privacy of both the teacher and fellow students.