The California Attorney General released a report on best practices for eduction technology companies on how to collect and use student information and protect students privacy rights.
The Education Commission of States released "50-State Comparison: Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems" which looks at the Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) policies in each state
The Data Quality Campaign released a report on state legislative activity around student data privacy in 2016.
iNACOL released "Promising State Polices for Personalized Learning" to highlight states that have implemented and scaled polices and practices that support personalized learning.
The Student Data Privacy Consortium launched its first project, the Privacy Contract Framework. The project will assist schools, districts and state agencies develop common contracts for districts to use throughout the state.
CCSSO released a Stakeholder Engagement Guide to assist states in engaging with stakeholders to develop and implement their ESSA plans.
Amazon is launching an educational resource website, Amazon Inspire, to provide educators with free and open educational resources
The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has launched its State Policy Database, an online collection of regulations and practices that govern state education systems in all states and U.S. territories.
The Connecticut Department of Education launches an interactive data portal to increase transparency and streamline online access to school information.
The Data Quality Campaign releases "Time to Act: Making Data Work for Students" report which outlines policy recommendations for states in using education data.