In today’s edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Managing Editor of School Reform News Heather Kays speaks with Moriah Costa. Costa is an education reporter for Watchdog.org. Costa and Kays talk about student privacy and a recently introduced bill titled “the Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act of 2015.”
The bill, introduced on April 29 by Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN) and Jared Polis (D-CO), aims to address student data and parental rights concerns. Kays and Costa also talk about the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA) and the revamping of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).