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New laws strengthen protection of student data

States are ramping up student data privacy laws, with lawmakers in the 2014 legislative cycle passing 30 of 120 proposed bills aimed at protecting personal information. The most comprehensive law, passed in California, prohibits educational sites, apps and cloud services from selling or disclosing students’ personal information.

New digital literacy course released by Learning.com

The content for Learning.com's Project NextTech high school digital literacy course is based on curriculum developed by Generation YES. Project NextTech addresses the 24 performance indicators in the ISTE Standards for Students with learning experiences, projects and a final portfolio.

Rand McNally’s World Atlas offered by Sunburst Digital

Sunburst Digital, Inc. announced that it will supply Rand McNally World Atlas, a new online educational resource that delivers dynamic maps with social studies, history and geography content, as well as suggestions for lesson plans and writing connections.

RGS adds campus security system to education portfolio

RGS, a business unit of Avnet, Inc., introduced the RGS Visitor and Student Identification System, a new credential and individual tracking solution designed to provide a fast, easy-to-use system for logging, verifying and tracking visitors.

StackUp scores online reading and learning

The StackUp Report from StackUp LLC is built from data captured by the free StackUp Web App & Plug-In, which can currently be used on Mac and Windows. When turned on, StackUp captures and scores time spent online and categorizes it into sixty different subject areas such as news, finance and engineering.

NSTA Conference on Science Education

March 12-15, 2015
Chicago, Ill.

AASA National Conference on Education

February 26-28, 2015
San Diego, Calif.

NASSP Conference: Ignite ‘15

February 19-21, 2015
San Diego, Calif.

NSTA Conference on Science Education

December 4-6, 2014
Long Beach, Calif.

29th AESA Annual Conference

December 3-6, 2014
San Diego, Calif.