Education technology presents exciting new opportunities for students, teachers, and schools, but it also exposes young people to serious new risks. We must ensure that we both enable students to benefit from this technology and protect their privacy. That’s why the ACLU of Massachusetts aims to carefully examine and advocate for effective policies, regulations, and laws governing youth privacy where technology meets student information. Read the report: Back to the Drawing Board: Student Privacy in Massachusetts K-12 Schools Access resources, including model policies Read media coverage Take action Read the report Executive summary Back to the Drawing Board: Student Privacy in Massachusetts K-12 Schools Documents Access resources Model policies for student internet and computer use and for mobile phones ACLU’s model legislation for student data privacy School privacy guide for students School privacy guide for parents Civil Liberties Minute podcast: 17 states have modernized their student privacy laws, but Massachusetts hasn’t Read media coverage Boston Herald: ACLU: Current policy lets schools spy on students Waltham News Tribune: Waltham schools release student privacy documents Christian Science Monitor: ACLU urges digital privacy safeguards for students WBUR: Report: Schools Fall Short In Handling Students’ Digital Data MassLive: ACLU flags ‘invasive’ monitoring software in West Springfield school-issued computers Milford Daily News: ACLU: Mass. students severely lack technology privacy Fox 25: ACLU finds “inadequate” policies regarding technology in Mass schools Kade Crockford, director of ACLU of Massachusetts Technology for Liberty Program, in Boston Herald: On student privacy, Mass. flunks Boston.com: Walpole students petition against school surveillance cameras Politico: The big biz of spying on little kids Take action Follow the conversation on Twitter at #studentprivacymatters, #studentdata, #edtech and #eddata.