Gaggle confirmed today its participation in a new pledge to safeguard data privacy regarding the collection, maintenance and use of student personal information. The company is one of the 13 K-12 school service providers participating in the pledge created by the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA).
Gaggle announced today that it now offers integration with Microsoft OneDrive, providing school districts using Office 365 an added layer of safety with Gaggle’s proprietary filtering and human monitoring service. In addition, school districts that use Gaggle for email archiving can now choose to archive Office Online documents.
In July 2012, Gaggle announced it was including its Human Monitoring Service (HMS) as a part of its subscription service in order to better protect students and allow educators to focus on teaching. Gaggle is now extending the safety and security of our Human Monitoring System to 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
Gaggle’s Trusted Portal Partner program is a free service that makes it easier for educational technology companies to quickly implement new school districts and increase sales. The program includes both account provisioning and a Single-Sign-On (SSO) component.
How does Gaggle fit into the Google picture? Amazingly well! Gaggle now offers a complete integration with Google Apps for Education. The Google-Gaggle integration turns Google into a full-featured learning platform designed for the unique requirements of K-12.
The Missouri Research and Education Network (MOREnet) and Gaggle announced that they have entered into an agreement to provide email archiving services and support for MOREnet members, including Missouri K-12 schools, public libraries, higher education institutions and other affiliated organizations.
On December 13, 2013, an 18‐year‐old student walked into a suburban Denver high school with a shot gun, a machete and a backpack holding three Molotov cocktails seeking revenge against the school librarian. He approached the library, shot one student at point blank range in the head, and then continued through the library searching for his intended target before taking his own life.