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Common Sense Media Parent Student Privacy Survey

May 12, 2017 | Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media Parent Student Privacy Survey

This 2014 national survey from Common Sense Media and the Benenson Strategy Group shows American adults are concerned about how kids’ personal data may be used to market to them, both at home and at school.

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Data Security for Schools: A Legal and Policy Guide for School Boards

May 12, 2017 | National School Boards Association

Data Security for Schools: A Legal and Policy Guide for School Boards

Using an FAQ format, this guide offers school boards information to help them ensure that their districts have sound policies and practices in place to protect all the data created, collected and stored as part of school operations and to respond appropriately in the event of a data breach.

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Protecting Student Privacy in a Networked World

May 12, 2017 | National Conference of State Legislatures

Protecting Student Privacy in a Networked World

This report explains how that the best approach to establishing trusted online learning environments is to have all stakeholders—including learning professionals, civic officials, local associations, parents, teachers, students and businesses—collaborate in setting local, state and/or national student privacy standards.

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Cloud Computing, Regulatory Compliance, and Student Privacy: A Guide for School Administrators and Legal Counsel

May 12, 2017 | John Marshall Journal of Information Technology & Privacy Law

Cloud Computing, Regulatory Compliance, and Student Privacy: A Guide for School Administrators and Legal Counsel

This Article claims to assist stakeholders in building a better partnership by: • Explaining the concept of cloud computing and how it is being used in schools; • Highlighting the regulatory issues raised by new technologies (with a focus on data protection and data privacy issues); • Offering guidance to school districts who wish to […]

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2006 Forum Guide to The Privacy of Student Information

May 12, 2017 | National Forum on Education Statistics

2006 Forum Guide to The Privacy of Student Information

The Forum Guide to the Privacy of Student Information: A Resource for Schools was written to help school and local education agency staff better understand and apply FERPA, a federal law that protects privacy interests of parents and students in student education records. This guide defines terms such as “education records” and “directory information”; and […]

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Incident Response Flowchart

May 12, 2017 | iKeepSafe

Incident Response Flowchart

The Incident Response Tool and Flowchart guides administrators through all the steps of incident management: fact-finding, documentation, reporting, engaging the appropriate school officials and other stakeholders, as well as outreach to parents, students, and staff. The Incident Response Tool also helps administrators through the investigation process where they need to ask the right questions to […]

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COPPA 101 for Educators

May 12, 2017 | iKeepSafe

COPPA 101 for Educators

This one pager offers an overview of COPPA, including the obligation of schools under COPPA and key terms and definitions.

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Creating a Healthy Digital Environment for 21st Century Learners

May 12, 2017 | iKeepSafe

Creating a Healthy Digital Environment for 21st Century Learners

This case study offers the example of the Ventura County Office of Education and how they prioritized protecting personally identifiable information, passwords, network security, and data shared with third parties. It is no longer feasible for school districts to wait for an attack, breach, or mistake in data privacy to repair the security fabric of the […]

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