March 26, 2018 —iKeepSafe is pleased to announce that SchoolCity has earned the iKeepSafe FERPA, COPPA, and California Student Data Privacy Certifications. These certifications signify that the program 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.
SchoolCity is a premier personalized learning solution provider that is trusted by K-12 districts across the nation in their student achievement efforts. The SchoolCity SUITE assessment and analytics platform provides the data foundation for defining next steps for each student to achieve college and career ready mastery.
“SchoolCity is dedicated to protecting student data. The iKeepSafe Privacy Certifications are an important element in the assurances we provide our districts, and SchoolCity is proud to display these iKeepSafe seals,” stated Vaseem Anjum, President & CEO for SchoolCity.
“By earning the FERPA, COPPA and California Student Privacy Certifications, SchoolCity has demonstrated their commitment to safeguarding student data,” said iKeepSafe President Holly Hawkins. “Schools can feel confident that this product meets iKeepSafe’s quality standard of data privacy protection.”
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 SchoolCity, visit https://www.schoolcity.com/. To view iKeepSafe’s list of assessed products, visit ikeepsafe.org/Participating-Companies.
Founded in 1999, SchoolCity provides innovative personalized learning solutions for students by using assessment and analytics to drive the selection of resources that help students gain mastery of knowledge and skills necessary to attain college and career readiness. Integrating seamlessly within the K-12 ecosystem, SchoolCity delivers intuitive tools to help students and educators monitor progress and make data-driven decisions that improve educational outcomes. We proudly back our industry leading product lineup with comprehensive customer care that engages users from district to classroom. For additional information, visit www.schoolcity.com
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.