Educators Archive

Principles for School Safety, Privacy, and Equity

May 30, 2019 | 40 organizations

Principles for School Safety, Privacy, and Equity

Forty education, privacy, disability rights, and civil rights organizations released these ten principles for school safety to protect all students’ privacy, dignity, and right to an equal education. These principles do not replace carefully crafted policy and school safety plans. Rather, they serve to guide policymakers and education stakeholders on the role and importance of privacy and equity […]

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Forum Guide to Early Warning Systems

May 22, 2019 | National Forum on Education Statistics

Forum Guide to Early Warning Systems

The Forum Guide to Early Warning Systems provides information and best practices to help education agencies plan, develop, implement, and use an early warning system in their agency to inform interventions that improve student outcomes. The document includes a review of early warning systems and their use in education agencies and explains the role of […]

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Fundraising in the Digital Age

May 19, 2019 | California City School Superintendents

Fundraising in the Digital Age

Online fundraising sites are becoming an increasingly popular method of raising money to support public schools. Such sites can be valuable tools for schools, school employees, booster clubs, and foundations to raise funds to support educational programs and activities. However, to avoid potential pitfalls, it is important for school districts to establish policies and protocols […]

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SDPC Resource Registry

May 19, 2019 | Student Data Privacy Consortium

SDPC Resource Registry

The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) is an unique collaborative of schools, districts, regional, territories and state agencies, policy makers, trade organizations and marketplace providers addressing real-world, adaptable, and implementable solutions to growing data privacy concerns.

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Protecting Privacy and Information Security in a Federal Postsecondary Student Data System

May 19, 2019 | IHEP & Vantage Technology Consulting Group

Protecting Privacy and Information Security in a Federal Postsecondary Student Data System

Our current federal postsecondary data system is incomplete and fails to provide today’s students with the accurate, timely information that they need to inform their college choices and promote their success. As policymakers consider proposals to improve this federal data system, it is critical that they work in tandem to protect students’ privacy and ensure […]

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8 Quick Steps for App Requests

April 30, 2019 | CEPTA

8 Quick Steps for App Requests

This is a great tool for educators who want to bring new applications into the classroom as well as for administrators who need to approve them.

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Baltimore County Public Schools Tools & Privacy

April 30, 2019 | Baltimore County Public Schools

Baltimore County Public Schools Tools & Privacy

This website provides tools that are essential to the curriculum and for vendors who are under contract with Baltimore County Public Schools. Also, there is a list of third party vendors that the district uses and what kind of information they have access to.

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Best Practices for Data Destruction

April 22, 2019 | Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Best Practices for Data Destruction

The Data Destruction Document is a best practices guide on properly destroying sensitive student data after it is no longer needed.  It details the life cycle of data and discusses various legal requirements relating to the destruction of data under FERPA, and examines a variety of methods for properly destroying data.  The guide also discusses […]

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