Millions of Student Records Sold in Bankruptcy Case

Category: Bankruptcy Law Published: Tuesday, 30 December 2014 Written by Admin

When the education technology company ConnectEDU Inc. sought protection under Chapter 11 bankruptcy law earlier this year, 20 million student records hung in the balance, raising many questions for educators and parents alike.

What would happen to the data the company had amassed in its college- and career-ready technology platform for students from middle school through college? Who would own the records? How would they be secured?

Because of the bankruptcy court proceedings, the action played out on a public stage, revealing a transfer that usually goes on in a more private way when one company purchases another and data ...



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