Update 5.13: Apologies to anyone who has already registered! Our bill is scheduled for a committee hearing on Tuesday May 14, so we will be in transit on 5.14. The webinar is postponed, and we're posting the slides below. We will possibly be rescheduling before a Senate floor vote later this month. Stay tuned!
Slides now available here. Please email us questions: [email protected]
In 2018 venture capital investments in ed tech reached $1.45 billion, and ed tech is projected to be a $250 billion global industry by 2020. Companies stand to profit greatly from exploiting students' digital data—a business so new that it has few adequate laws and safeguards in place.
Join us to learn about existing laws and new legislation under consideration in Springfield to protect student data.
What are Illinois' public schools doing to protect students' personal data now? What should they be doing? What ability do parents' currently have to know and control what's happening to their child's personal information? What can we do to advocate for better laws and policies?
Register below for this one-hour webinar. We'll email you a URL 24 hours beforehand.