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EdPrivacy by Education Framework Recognized For Efforts in Protecting Student Data Privacy


Education Framework Recognized for Efforts to Protect Student Data Privacy
Online Privacy Management System Helps K-12 Proactively Protect Student Information

BEND, Oregon - May 1, 2018 - Bend-based software company, Education Framework, has been recognized for their ongoing effort to protect student data privacy in school districts across the country. The National School Boards Association (NSBA) recently named Education Framework a 2018 Technology Innovation Showcase Company, highlighting how new approaches in technology advance K-12 education and inspire school leaders to explore and embrace innovative solutions. Additionally, their online student data privacy management service, EdPrivacy by Education Framework, was named a “Cool Tool” in The EdTech Awards by EdTech Digest as the Best Security and Privacy Solution for 2018.

EdPrivacy by Education Framework is a comprehensive online student data privacy management solution for US K-12 school districts. It streamlines the privacy management process and helps ensure that third party online technologies (apps/websites) are respecting and protecting personally identifiable student information (Pii).

The NSBA Innovation Showcase highlights companies based on innovative approaches to challenges across the K-12 curriculum, administrative operations and communication channels. As one of the chosen solutions, EdPrivacy by Education Framework will be featured in NSBA’s magazine for school leaders, American School Board Journal, and participate in a webinar hosted by NSBA’s National Connection program in the coming months.

The EdTech Awards recognize the biggest names in education technology – and those who soon will be. Victor Rivero, editor-in-chief of EdTech Digest, overseeing The EdTech Awards, said: “The innovators, leaders, and trendsetters represented here are dauntless, dedicated, and determined in their work. Thus, we very proudly recognize, acknowledge, honor, and celebrate the biggest names in edtech – and newer talents shaping the future of edtech.”

"We are extremely proud of the recognition.” said Jim Onstad, President & Co-Founder of Education Framework. “As parents of school-aged children and student privacy advocates, this effort is near and dear to us. This [recognition] further supports our mission to protect the privacy of every student in America, and is testament to our efforts, our team and our collective vision.”

About EdPrivacy by Education Framework

EdPrivacy by Education Framework is the world’s first online student data privacy management system designed to help K-12 school districts proactively protect student Pii. With over 5500 vetted technologies available for immediate review to partner districts, the EdPrivacy service is a comprehensive database of information that simplifies and streamlines the privacy management process. Helping educators and administrators better understand the privacy and safety of the online technologies used in their districts, EdPrivacy actively engages parents in the privacy conversation and manages the privacy process with transparency and accountability. Education Framework is headquartered in Bend, Oregon. To learn more or to request a demo, visit


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EdPrivacy by Education Framework wins @edtechdigest 2018 #EdTechAwards for best security & privacy solution. @EdFramework also recognized by @NSBAComm as 2018 #edtech innovation showcase company.  

EdPrivacy by Education Framework selected for NSBA 2018 Education Technology Innovation Showcase

We are extremely proud, honored and excited to announce that our student privacy management solution, EdPrivacy by Education Framework, has been selected by The National School Boards Association (NSBA) for the 2018 NSBA Education Technology Innovation Showcase. 

April 7-9, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. Booth #102

Read press release here >>   (Full press release also posted below)

NSBA Announces 2018 Education Technology Innovation Showcase

March 22, 2018

Alexandria, Va.  (March 22, 2018) – The National School Boards Association (NSBA) announced today the six companies selected for its annual Technology Innovation Showcase.

“NSBA has worked at the intersection of education technology policy and practice for more than three decades to bring entrepreneurs, school board members and district leaders together to discuss innovative solutions that can support public education,” said Thomas J. Gentzel, NSBA Executive Director & CEO. 

The 2018 Technology Innovation Showcase includes the following companies:

Align Us, Inc.: The interconnected team-productivity tools are built on a modern, private, social collaboration platform to ensure all staff have the same opportunity to understand the mission, vision and strategy established by district leaders and how it relates to their daily contributions.

EdPrivacy by Education Framework: The world’s first student data privacy management system that helps K-12 school districts proactively protect student data, engage parents in the privacy conversation and manage privacy obligations with transparency and accountability.

FilterED by GreyED Solutions: This framework-aligned, data analysis tool enables districts to diagnose the current state of technology, teaching and learning across their organization. School leaders obtain the evidence, data and context needed to prioritize, implement, measure and monitor ongoing technology initiatives.

MathBRIX: With initial funding from the National Science Foundation, cloud-delivered visual games and activities help children ages 3–8 “see” the big ideas behind math. They emphasize higher-order thinking skills and concept acquisition, areas often overlooked in early elementary instruction.

Muzology, LLC:  Learning experts and hit songwriters combined efforts to harness the power of music to boost academic outcomes and make learning fun. Muzology’s gamified, web-based platform uses music videos to trigger memory, emotion, motivation, and attention, four critical areas of the brain related to successful learning, in its first algebra-readiness offering.

PAIRIN:  The PAIRIN Readiness Management System™ provides a baseline measurement that integrates soft skills and hard data to match students to optimal programs, careers and jobs and offers comprehensive resources to help students further develop those soft skills through coaching.

Submissions were solicited from start-up companies providing innovative approaches to challenges across the K-12 curriculum, administrative operations, and communication channels. Reviewers included educators from NSBA’s “20 to Watch,” a recognition program that honors emerging education technology leaders.

“The showcase serves as a reminder for school leaders to question previous practices, explore new offerings and keep an eye on future developments as technology capabilities enable educators to approach old challenges with new tools,” said Ann Flynn, NSBA’s Director of Education Innovation.

The 2018 class will be featured in an exclusive area of the exhibition and participate in a Tech Innovation Showcase panel during the National School Boards Association Annual Conferencein San Antonio, April 7-9, 2018. Later this summer, they will be featured in NSBA’s magazine for school leaders, American School Board Journal, and participate in a Technology Leadership Network (TLN) webinar hosted by NSBA’s National Connection program.

Today’s TLN addresses cybersecurity for school board members and highlights innovation at district site visits and through its annual recognition programs including the Digital District Survey and “20 to Watch.”

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The National School Boards Association is the leading advocate for public education and supports equity and excellence in public education through school board leadership. NSBA believes education is a civil right necessary to the dignity and freedom of the American people, and all children should have equal access to an education that maximizes his or her individual potential. The association represents state school boards associations and their more than 90,000 local school board members throughout the U.S.