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A4L Quarterly Newsletter, June 2020

Tuesday, June 30, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Penny Murray
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Foreword by Larry Fruth II PhD, CEO/Exec Director, A4L Community
Albert Einstein famously stated, “In the midst of every difficulty lies opportunity.”  While I am quite sure he did not intend this for a global pandemic, this restricted time has given many individuals, families and even organizations time to review ‘how they work’.  Recently, the North American Management Board of the Association held conversations around how to communicate our collective work more effectively, addressing the realities of interoperability and privacy.


Global Community News:  Connecting and Securing the K12 Ecosystem; Welcome new members!

AU Community News:  Safer Technologies 4 Schools (ST4S)

NZ Community News:  A4L Community delighted to welcome New Zealand and publish the inaugural SIF Specification (NZ)

 NA Community News:  SIF Data Model: Comparison; COMMUNITY REVIEW: EDFacts Mapping Candidate Release; Unity Adoption Guidebook; ADVANCE NOTICE: Unity Specification (Mappings Release); Partner Update

 Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) News:  UPDATE: SDPC National Data Privacy Agreement (DPA) Clause Set; SDPC announce Vendor Signatory Badge Program; SDPC Update, May 2020; Update: Interoperability & Privacy Symposium


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