K-12 Resources

Does Your Data Exchange Put Your District at Risk of Exposing PII?

Not all data exchange solutions are equally secure. How do you know if your data exchange puts your district at risk of exposing PII? School districts have been using data exchange for years to give edtech vendors and other third parties the information they need. Unfortunately, most data exchange puts districts at risk of exposing […]

Why Do Schools Need to Improve Data Exchange?

Today’s schools need to improve data exchange because there is a lot more at stake. Protecting personal identifiable information (PII) is a serious responsibility. And today’s schools are exchanging much more than just roster data. Having a zero-trust data exchange not only allows schools to adequately protect PII but to automate and securely exchange data […]

Free Training for School IT Employees

Are you a school district who needs data privacy experts in your IT department? Do you employ school IT leaders who would like the opportunity to advance their careers and improve their skills in the area of data security? For a limited time, GG4L is offering free training for school IT employees. Courses expire August […]

Zero-Trust in K-12 Schools

The threat to student data privacy is growing, and the only solution for better data management in schools is zero-trust. The term zero-trust has become very common, but what does zero-trust in K-12 schools look like? How does it impact policies protecting student data? Why Zero-Trust – and Why Now? The concept of zero-trust has […]

Future Proof IT Infrastructure in Your District with Better Data Management

Protecting student data is one of the most crucial responsibilities every district administrator is charged with. And protecting that data is a more complex and difficult challenge than ever before. Between students’ own mobile devices, laptops and devices provided by the district, and a network of edtech solutions that all require access to pieces of […]

Zero-Trust Data Management Protects Student Data

The high-tech revolution that has occurred in edtech required an equal evolution in the way schools manage student data. Data management is at the forefront of every district’s responsibility, and the only sure way to offer the best possible protection is through zero trust.   What Is Zero Trust? Leo Brehm, Senior Vice President of […]

Eliminating Data Security Risks in EdTech

Data security risks in the education setting can be a huge challenge. Every school must maintain a precarious balance between protecting student data privacy and providing the information necessary for the operation of the school and all its moving parts. It is an ongoing challenge, and schools are being targeted by cybercriminals more than ever. […]

How School Passport Helped Alachua County Public Schools Solve Data Privacy Concerns

CASE STUDY –School Passport Data Exchange The Alachua County Public Schools located in Gainesville, Florida serves approximately 30,000 students in 64 schools. It is among the top performing school districts in the state of Florida. The Challenge Alachua County was looking for an enterprise Single Sign-On (SSO) solution to manage application deployment and access with […]

The Benefit of Early Warning Service for Education Cybersecurity

Cyberattacks against schools are a growing threat to data security. Students are not the only target; staff and education leaders are also being compromised by these attacks. The only way to thwart cybercriminals is to take a more proactive stance in detecting threats early.   Partnering with the Best Because data security is the top […]

The Costly Risk of Not Prioritizing Student Data Privacy

There are ethical and moral reasons to prioritize student data privacy. There are also compliance reasons – federally mandated requirements for handling student data – that make it imperative. But at the end of the day, districts who do not prioritize student data privacy do so at the risk of costing their districts and their […]

Career Readiness Is the Future of Education

Since the early 2000s, there has been a strong push by the Department of Education to encourage high schools to focus more on career readiness programs. The pandemic only accentuated the skills gap – a growing need for workers with specific skills and the extreme gap that exists between the labor needed and the labor […]

GG4L Selected for the 2023 GSV Cup “Elite 200”

Semifinalists will participate in the World’s Largest Pitch Competition for EdTech Startups  ALAMEDA, CA (Jan 4, 2023) — Global Grid for Learning (GG4L) has been selected to The Elite 200, the distinguished list of semifinalists set to compete in the 2023 GSV Cup. The GSV Cup, widely recognized as the world’s largest EdTech pitch competition […]

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