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Jim Steyer
CEO and Founder | Dad of four
Now Is the Time for National Legislation to Protect Student Privacy
Earlier this week, President Obama used his bully pulpit to elevate the issue of student data privacy to the national level. I was fortunate to be in attendance at the event, and as the father of... read more
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Bill Would Safeguard Students' Data from Cloud-Computing Providers
I wanted to share the letter I sent to California Governor Jerry Brown's office this week in regards to important legislation (AB 1584) that would help safeguard the privacy and security of... read more
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Groundbreaking Bill Would Help Protect Students' Personal Information
I wanted to share the letter I sent to California Governor Jerry Brown's office this week in regards to important legislation (SB 1177, "SOPIPA") to protect student privacy. We know there's been... read more
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Alexis Vanni
Communications Specialist
California’s Pre-Kindergarten “Fair-Start” Proposal Gets Budget Green Light
In a multi-year strategy to bridge the achievement gap and expand early-learning opportunities for all low-income children in California, the budget conference committee of the State Senate and... read more
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Protecting Student Data from the Classroom to the Cloud
In Washington, DC, on Monday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan headlined a summit hosted by Common Sense Media and The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands on protecting student data in schools... read more
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Is Your Kids' Privacy Safe at School?
As a parent and a computer engineer, I'm enthusiastic about technology and the learning opportunities it can offer my kids.  But -- also because I'm a parent and a computer engineer -- I'm wary of... read more
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Yesterday, the New York Times featured an article about new California state legislation that would create privacy and security protection of personal information of students in elementary through... read more
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Take Action Against Companies Tracking Kids Online
A few months ago, I shared with our readers the exciting announcement that the Do Not Track Kids Act of 2013 was introduced into Congress by U.S. Senator Ed Markey and Representative Joe Barton --... read more
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