"Just three months after an audit of the Maryland Education Department’s data-storage practices found it was placing the personal information of 1.4 million students and 233,000 teachers at risk, a statewide council of Maryland education officials are trying to change the state’s data-privacy laws."—Source: EdScoop
WHY THIS MATTERS:
In the wake of some chilling data storage revelations, the state of Maryland is doubling down on data security with the new Student Data Privacy Council. This seems like a solid move in the right direction.