Weekly Web Harvest for 2022-04-10

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  • ‘There Are So Many Issues’: Why Schools Are Struggling to Protect Student Data
    In the New York City breach, a hacker gained access to student names, birthdates, and data on such characteristics as special education, English-language learner, and free or reduced-price meal status on platforms operated by Illuminate Education, according to news reports. The vendor did not collect students’ Social Security numbers or family income information, the reports noted.

    Officials with the New York City Department of Education told local news outlets that Illuminate Education had failed to encrypt data on its classroom management, scheduling, and pupil data platforms as required by the contract between the company and the school system.