10/20/2017 — iKeepSafe is pleased to announce that Albert has earned the iKeepSafe Privacy FERPA and California Student Data Privacy Certifications. These certifications signify that Albert has been proactively and independently assessed by iKeepSafe, an experienced privacy protection organization.
iKeepSafe Privacy Certifications simplify privacy compliance for education technology vendors, and make it easy for schools to identify websites, apps, data management platforms, and other technology products that follow various privacy laws governing student data. Products that carry the iKeepSafe badge provide educators and parents with assurance that the product meets iKeepSafe’s standards in the areas of privacy, safety, and security.
Albert helps students learn more effectively with engaging, rigorous practice questions and rich explanations. It offers teachers many options for differentiation and remediation, powerful data-driven insights, and thorough standards alignment to enable easy integration into lesson plans.
“We are very excited to be certified by iKeepSafe. It is important for us at Albert to cultivate the trust of the schools that choose to use Albert. Ensuring that our data security and privacy practices are student-friendly and compliant with state and federal laws is one way that we hope to do that,” said Albert’s CEO Luke Liu.
“Schools can feel confident that Albert meets iKeepSafe’s quality standard of data privacy protection,” said iKeepSafe President Holly Hawkins. “By earning the iKeepSafe FERPA and California Student Data Privacy Certifications, this product has demonstrated a commitment to safeguarding student data.”
For over a decade, iKeepSafe has been a trusted resource for schools and parents looking for balanced information about safe and healthy use of connected technologies. For more information about Albert, please visit https://www.albert.io. To view iKeepSafe’s list of assessed products, please visit ikeepsafe.org/Participating-Companies.
Albert accelerates learning outcomes through interactive practice. We believe that the best way to master anything is to “learn by doing” and have focused our content and platform and making the experience of practicing reading, writing, math, and science as enjoyable and effective as possible. We have published over 63,000 practice items spanning 200+ subjects.
Teachers can combine Albert with in-class instruction and other student work to form a complete curriculum. Our curriculum offerings in K-12 cover the following areas:
- AP (31 subjects)
- Common Core ELA
- Common Core Math
The Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe) certifies digital products as compliant with state and federal requirements for handling protected personal information. We help organizations achieve and maintain compliance through product assessments, monthly monitoring, annual training, and assistance with remediation.
Governors, First Spouses, and State Attorneys General from throughout the United States joined with law enforcement agencies, and child safety advocates in the formation of the Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe) a national effort promoting the safe and healthy use of technology. iKeepSafe was founded by Jacalyn S. Leavitt, former First Lady of Utah, in 2005. Over the past decade, iKeepSafe has evolved into a leading organization trusted internationally by families, educators, and industry.