Session Three: Privacy, Bidding and Contracting with Schools
Facilitator(s): Matthew Johnson, Attorney, Cooley LLP
In the last five years, there was a lot of legislative movement in relation to protecting student data privacy. Nearly 400 privacy bills have been considered, and 70 have become law. These laws have created a more complex environment for edtech companies and the school's with which they contract.
- Consider the privacy practices that startups should adopt at any early stage to be successful in district contracting
- Evaluate how FERPA and COPPA should be addressed in both schools and by edtech entrepreneurs
- Identify how to effectively work through the school procurement process