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The Massachusetts Data Hub

A one-stop connected and secure ecosystem   Over the last decade, awareness and concerns over student data privacy issues gained attention across the United States. With 2020 came a newly heightened awareness of privacy, as nearly all students were thrown into online learning, and families had greater visibility to the […]

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SDPC Update, November 2020

“Moving the Educational Marketplace” This was one of the first informal goals when the Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) was established.  It was determined at that time, and after a TON of homework and listening, that the best way to do that was to address streamlining how applications get from […]

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The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) announces 2020-2021 leadership

Washington, DC, 13 October 2020— The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC), a Special Interest Group of the non-profit Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community, is proud to announce the Management Board for 2020-2021. The SDPC Management Board will oversee day-to-day management of the SDPC, leading this Community of end users and […]

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SDPC Announces the release of the National Data Privacy Agreement

Washington, DC, 29 July, 2020 —The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC), a special interest group of the non-profit Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community, is proud to announce the release of the first National Data Privacy Agreement (NDPA) to streamline application contracting and set common expectations between schools/districts and marketplace providers. […]

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SDPC Update, May 2020

As we stated in our recent Student Privacy and COVID-19 print piece, “The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way that we educate kids by shifting their majority ‘brick and mortar’ setting to an online delivery model. This shift has put huge new demands on school personnel, parents, technology providers and […]

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SDPC announce Vendor Signatory Badge Program

Washington, DC, 19 May, 2020 — The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC), a special interest group of the non-profit Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community, continues their support for the pandemic-driven shift to virtual education by announcing the SDPC Vendor Signatory Badge Program.   The 28 State SDPC Alliances, representing over […]

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Student Privacy and COVID-19

Making sure it is not ‘too good to be true…’   The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way that we educate kids by shifting their majority ‘brick and mortar’ setting to an online delivery model.  This shift has put huge new demands on school personnel, parents, technology providers and the […]

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