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Tech Talk: Student Privacy During COVID-19 — Talking Tech w/ Kim Ochs & Elizabeth Laird

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Due to the rapid school closures caused by COVID-19, many school districts are introducing new distance learning strategies in hopes to continue education during this uncertain time. But as many students are turning to technology and online platforms to aid in their studies, many privacy advocates are concerned that their data may not be properly protected. 

In this episode of Tech Talk, you will hear from Kim Ochs, CDT Fellow and Adjunct Professor at the Indiana Institute of Technology and Elizabeth Laird, Senior Fellow for the Student Privacy Project as we discuss what schools are doing to protect children’s privacy during COVID-19, and where some may be falling short. 

Let’s get ready to talk tech!

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