What Data Is Your Child’s School-Issued Google Drive Account Collecting?
By Shane Vander Hart - Posted at Truth In American Education:
Springfield Public Schools, the school district for the third largest city in Missouri, are at the center of a frightening breach of data privacy. Any student or staff member with a district-issued Google Drive account could have personal data compromised.
Cheri Kiesecker at Missouri Education Watchdog reported earlier this month:
What is reportedly happening with Springfield Missouri Public School’s use of Google Drive offers a rare glimpse into Google’s potential to collect data. School-issued student Google accounts connect to Google Drive which can allow for the ability to Auto-Sync devices to Auto-Save passwords, browsing history and other digital data points from numerous devices used by a single user. For students in SPS this could include digital data from non-school related accounts.Read more here.