The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) applauds the work in the MA House in H. 127 which will assist with compliance as well as strengthen the privacy protections for learners. The SDPC Management Board has released an official support letter for this great work on data stewardship.
This is what more and more marketplace providers are promoting for ‘ease of use’ of their products. In contrast, more and more school CIO-types are stating that the bevy of APIs they must utilize (plus the constant changes made to them), have become a data management nightmare. Since the A4L Community supports vendors and end users, it makes sense for us to look for ways to standardize and simplify. The idea: standardize an infrastructure for data transport that can carry any data model ‘on the wire’.
Nominations for the North American Management Board and At-Large Technical Board will be available from March 8-29, 2022 (inclusive).
Based on results from a survey sent to all members earlier this year, as well as a deeper dive conducted by our contracted marketing firm through one-to-one interviews, we are pleased to announce a number of changes will be implemented during first quarter 2022 and beyond.
On November 17, 2021, the Association Board of Directors approved the SIF Infrastructure Implementation Specification (global) 3.4 for A4L Community review.