“Why School MarCom People Are Overworked” – What We Think.

"Why School MarCom People Are Overworked" - What We Think. By Drew Millikin | March 15, 2019 A great post from InspirED (Why School Marcom People are Overworked) recently got me thinking. Yes, marketing and communications offices are totally understaffed compared to their primary on-campus customers, Admissions and Development Offices. But, not only are they understaffed, but the [...]

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Louisiana’s Student Data Privacy Law

Louisiana’s Student Data Privacy Law: A Look Into The Future of What Student Data Privacy Laws Will Look Like In Your State. By Bill Miles | March 12, 2019 In 2014, Louisiana passed the nation’s strictest Student Data Privacy Law (L.A.R.S 17:3914 (Act 837 of 2014)). In passing this, Louisiana lawmakers were responding to [...]

By |2019-03-12T15:35:44+00:00March 12th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

Is It The End of Open Social Networks for Schools?

Is It The End of Open Social Networks for Schools? By Bill Miles | March 8, 2019 Mark Zuckerberg’s recent blog post regarding Facebook’s commitment to move away from an open social platform to smaller, private networks has opened up a lot of questions for schools. One of the big ones...is whether schools should [...]

By |2019-03-11T14:59:56+00:00March 11th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

Has Facebook Finally Come Clean?

Has Facebook Finally Come Clean? By Drew Millikin | March 7, 2019 According to a new report from the Washington Post, Facebook has stated that it will now begin shift its focus. What started as a global social network where users can communicate to large audiences is now gearing up to become a collective [...]

By |2019-03-07T15:00:33+00:00March 7th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

Top Takeaways from NAISAC 2019

Top Takeaways from NAISAC 2019 By Drew Millikin | March 5, 2019 Last week, over 2,500 educators around the globe convened in Long Beach, California for the 2019 NAIS Annual Conference. This year’s theme was Reimagining Independent Schools: Tearing Down Walls, Building Capacity, and Designing our Future. There were dozens of sessions summarizing what [...]

By |2019-03-06T10:28:50+00:00March 5th, 2019|Events, Press Releases, What We Think|0 Comments

Does California’s Consumer Data Protection Law Apply To Your Educational Institution?

Does California’s Consumer Data Protection law apply to your educational institution (even if you are not in California)? By Bill Miles | February 15, 2019 More news on the state law privacy landscape from last year. On June 28, 2018, the California legislature passed and the governor signed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) [...]

By |2019-03-06T16:45:19+00:00February 15th, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|1 Comment

Flickr is Deleting Photos of Over-Limit Users

Flickr is Deleting Photos of Over-Limit Users By Drew Millikin | February 7, 2019 Months ago, Flickr announced that on February 5, 2019, the free plan would be limited to a mere 1,000 photos. The platform previously offered up to 1 terabyte of storage for all its free users. Now, any photos exceeding this [...]

By |2019-02-07T11:50:00+00:00February 7th, 2019|What We Think|0 Comments

Facebook and School Data: The Conundrum

Facebook and School Data: The Conundrum After exposing the personal and private photos of as many as 6.8 million users to third party apps back in December, Facebook has had a rough stretch wrapping up 2018. [Source: Facebook reveals bug exposed 6.8 million users' photos - CNN]. According to CNN, “The company said it [...]

By |2019-01-21T10:02:00+00:00January 21st, 2019|Privacy and Security, What We Think|0 Comments

Top 3 Takeaways from TABS 2018

Top 3 Takeaways from TABS 2018 By Drew Millikin | December 5, 2018 Recently, The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) held their annual conference from November 29 - December 1 in Washington D.C. With over 115 individual sessions packed into an intensive day-and-a-half, it was a short, but content-rich professional development opportunity. This year, [...]

By |2019-01-10T08:51:23+00:00December 5th, 2018|Events, Press Releases, What We Think|0 Comments

EMA 2018 | Highlights from Team Vidigami

EMA 2018 | Highlights from Team Vidigami By Drew Millikin | September 21, 2018 The Enrollment Management Association’s annual conference is the largest independent school admission focused event on the calendar. This year, it was held in San Diego, and it was the largest yet, with over 1,200 attendees from schools around the world! [...]

By |2018-09-24T13:06:02+00:00September 21st, 2018|Events, What We Think|0 Comments