Education Leaders Report
Volume 4, No. 1
Advancing Personalized Learning through Effective Use and Protection of Student Data
Good student data privacy policies recognize the potential for personalized learning to accelerate student achievement while also guaranteeing safe, secure access to a predetermined, transparent set of student data. To advance personalized learning, state policymakers need to develop laws and policies that avoid key pitfalls that can hamper the efficient, effective use of data by school leaders, teachers, parents, and students. The report recommends actions state boards can take to foster personalized learning and data protection.