Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

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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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National Poll Reveals Deep Concern for How Students' Personal Information Is Collected, Used, and Shared
As educational settings become more and more integrated with technology, and more and more students are accessing educational resources in the cloud, privacy concerns are also on the rise. We at... read more
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Jim Steyer
CEO and Founder | Dad of four
One Year After Newtown, Calls for Research on the Effects of Media Violence Have Gone Nowhere
I wanted to share the letter I sent to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell today calling for the quick passing of the Violent Content Research Act of 2013.... read more
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Jim Steyer
CEO and Founder | Dad of four
Do Not Track Kids Act of 2013 Introduced Today in Congress
I am thrilled to share our support of the Do Not Track Kids Act of 2013, a bipartisan and bicameral bill introduced in Congress today by Senator Ed Markey and Representative Joe Barton. It is... read more
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