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Experts: Higher Ed Must Lead Gov’t to Negotiating Table

STUDENT PRIVACY—U.S.

November 15, 2013

Inside Higher Education reports on a roundtable discussion on privacy issues in healthcare and K-12 education in which privacy experts said as long as federal and state-level authorities “drag their feet on updating privacy standards, higher education institutions and their private-sector partners have an opportunity to lead on the issue and drag governments to the negotiating table.” The panelists called for clearer guidelines on how colleges and universities store and share student data and expressed frustration with cloud storage and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
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