Every school district is faced with a choice about how to protect student data. As districts have implemented more technology to support digital learning, student data privacy in schools has become a critical issue.

It can be a huge undertaking to vet and manage the privacy policies of all of the online resources used in a district. Even with good intentions, most districts do not have adequate protection and are vulnerable to a data breach. These breaches are becoming more common as districts struggle to keep up with technology.

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  • About the Author:

    Katie Onstad is a K-12 student data privacy management specialist, an engaged parent, and a business entrepreneur. As VP and Co-Founder of Education Framework Inc., Katie helped create an on-demand resource vetting solution that proactively protects sensitive student information and streamlines the privacy management process for schools.