News and Blog - December 1969 Syndicate content

  • By Deirdre Dlugoleski
    February 27, 2015

    On Tuesday, the Senate HELP Committee held a hearing on reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, with a focus on the final report from the Task Force on Government Regulation of Higher Education. Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    February 26, 2015

    Last week, the Future of Privacy Forum and Rethink Education hosted a privacy "boot camp" for about 40 ed tech companies that are trying to navigate the perils of data privacy.  Whiteboard Advisors took part to discuss state policies and best practices.  Read more

  • By Noah Sudow
    February 19, 2015

    The American Council on Education, yesterday submitted their public comment to the Department of Education in response to the December college ratings framework.  The letter was a collective response on behalf of  almost every higher education institutional association, 26 overall including AASCU, AACC, APLU and EDUCAUSE.    Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    February 4, 2015

    The Federal Trade Commission has issued new guidance addressing a question about whether COPPA covers the new online assessments by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers and The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.  Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    February 4, 2015

    Let’s get beyond the headlines on the ESEA reauthorization with Anne Hyslop, the Senior Policy Analyst with Bellwether Education Partners. Follow Anne on Twitter here. We gave her a call to get the real deal. Here is what we heard.  Read more

  • By Noah Sudow
    February 3, 2015

    President Obama released his proposed budget today, which included proposals for higher ed. Read more

  • By Austin Dannhaus
    January 23, 2015

    This week, we surveyed Education Insiders to get their take on the recently-proposed America's College Promise program and the Student Data Privacy Act. We also checked in on a number of K-12 policies to see if the State of the Union, Secretary Duncan's January 12 speech, and Senator Alexander's ESEA draft had a measurable effect on those issue. Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    January 15, 2015

    Sen. Lamar Alexander's discussion draft bill provides new supplement, not supplant language that may have significant implications for the education market. The new language preserves the requirement that federal Title I funds are used only to supplement state and local dollars, but the compliance test is quite different.  Read more

  • By Ben Wallerstein
    January 14, 2015

    A new bill introduced/referred to the House education committee in Indiana also would require ed tech to comply with HIPAA/HITECH requirements for technical safeguards. Read more

  • By Noah Sudow
    January 13, 2015

    Although the big news last week that stole the headline was the President’s free community college commitment, the President also announced a proposal for the creation of an American Technical Training Fund. Read more

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