eChalk Connection

Oct 11, 2019
Are Education Apps Putting Student Privacy at Risk?

The FTC recently fined Google $170 million for violations of children’s data privacy on their popular YouTube platform—but they are far from the only offender. Thousands of websites and education apps commonly used in classrooms are collecting, using and even selling student data. Here’s what schools can do to protect student data privacy.

Aug 30, 2019
Your Website is an Investment in Your School

Your website is an investment that pays dividends in better home-school communication, public relations, recruiting and more—and a poor website may be costing you more than you think. Here's why your website is worth the effort. 

Jul 17, 2019
Start the School Year with an Accessible School Website

There is still time to take steps to make your school website more accessible for visitors with disabilities before the new school year starts. Here are a few steps you can take right now. 

Jun 27, 2019
Take the Website Accessibility Challenge

How well does your school meet ADA and Section 508 guidelines for school website accessibility? Take the Website Accessibility Challenge to find out!

Jun 20, 2019
Putting Website Accessibility Plug-ins to the Test

Many school webmasters are turning to third-party plug-in tools like WAVE and Siteimprove to evaluate the accessibility of their websites. But how easy is it for non-experts to interpret these reports—and how consistent are they?

Jun 04, 2019
Is Your Website Ready for Summer Break?

School may be out, but families still need to stay connected! Before you head to the beach, take another look at your school website. Here are a few things you can do to make sure your community feels supported during summer break and get a head start on back-to-school.