Department of Education

  • EPIC Urges the Department of Education to Invest in Strong Privacy Safeguards when Funding EdTech through Seedlings to Scale

    In comments filed November 13th, EPIC urged the Department of Education to establish safeguards that guide the development and deployment of any AI technologies funded by the Seedlings to Scale program. The Department of Education filed a Request for Information asking for insight to guide its efforts in funding technology intended to improve educational outcomes for all students.

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Children's Privacy

    • Data Protection

    • Government AI Use

    • Student Privacy

    • Updates

  • Comments of EPIC to the Department of Education on Seedlings to Scale

    As a key driver of investment in and adoption of new technologies in the education space, the Department has an obligation to ensure that those systems do not cause harm to students. EPIC is concerned that deployment of data-extractive and mistake-prone AI systems in the education space could cause significant harm, and thus demands special safeguards.

    • AI Policy

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Data Protection

    • Government AI Use

    • Student Privacy

    • APA Comments