Jim Shelton On Opportunities, Challenges in Edtech

Mar 10, 2014

OUT OF THE SHELL: Forbes contributor Jordan Shapiro has a lengthy Q&A with Jim Shelton, deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, on the big issues from personalization and privacy. Here's Shelton's take on the latter: "We also don’t want unwarranted panic to result in bad legislation or regulation that robs us of the opportunity for the potentially fantastic advancements ed tech holds. That would be like someone passing laws that keep us from buying nice things because burglars might break in and steal them."

Jim Shelton On Opportunities, Challenges in Edtech

Mar 10, 2014

OUT OF THE SHELL: Forbes contributor Jordan Shapiro has a lengthy Q&A with Jim Shelton, deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, on the big issues from personalization and privacy. Here's Shelton's take on the latter: "We also don’t want unwarranted panic to result in bad legislation or regulation that robs us of the opportunity for the potentially fantastic advancements ed tech holds. That would be like someone passing laws that keep us from buying nice things because burglars might break in and steal them."

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