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July 2017 product release notes

By Aneri Shah on

Summer is coming to an end, and many districts are beginning to go back to school! We’ve been working hard to make sure that our districts and applications have the best experience possible when the new year kicks off. See what’s new below. App-side filtering Custom sections Data stewardship Terms of Service update Badge bulk […]

How we manage our Terms of Service update

By Liz Allen on

Clever just published a Privacy Policy and Terms of Service update on our website and Github. Posting to Github is one of the many ways we share our knowledge and open source our work because it makes it easy to see changes.   Updating the terms of service is rigorous work. Here at Clever, we […]

How Clever’s support team does the extra credit

By Aneri Shah on

Clever’s support team assists customers throughout every phase of Clever: setting up, customizing, and troubleshooting issues to make sure Clever meets the unique needs of every school and app. We’re here to educate users on technical best practices and provide resources to help everyone get the most out of the product. We know that millions […]

Back to School webinars for districts

By Aneri Shah on

Hello, districts! We know you are gearing up for a busy Back to School and we at Clever want to do what we can to make this an easy and seamless process for you. We’ve put together a series of webinars to help you get more familiar with Clever, learn about new products, and ask […]

On Clever’s 5th birthday, we celebrate you

By Tyler Bosmeny on

When Dan, Rafael, and I founded Clever 5 years ago, we never imagined that one day we’d help students access software before they learned to type.  Or that we’d partner with the White House to give millions of Title I students access to free books. And we definitely never imagined that one day, over half […]

How Clever thinks about security and privacy

By Liz Allen on

Here at Clever, we think a lot about security and privacy. We support millions of students, half of the schools in the country, and have over 250 application partners—so, we closely track trends and legal requirements for both applications and districts.

We follow federal laws like FERPA and COPPA, in addition to the many state laws that have been passed in recent years. The federal laws are 44 years and 19 years old respectively. Because of the age of the laws and the speed of technological development, states pass additional laws (91 in 3 short years!), creating a complicated web of legal requirements.