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Mitigating Data System Misconceptions

May 21, 2017 | National Center for Education Statistics

Mitigating Data System Misconceptions

At the March 2015 Best Practices Conference, SLDS and Workforce Data Quality Initiative grantees shared some common misconceptions heard from various stakeholders, including legislators, parents, privacy advocates, and educators. Despite the variability in factors such as states’ political environments, population size, and progress with their data systems, many common themes emerged. This document shares those […]

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The Top 10: Student Privacy News (April – May 2017)

May 17, 2017 | Amelia Vance

The Top 10: Student Privacy News (April – May 2017)

The Future of Privacy Forum tracks student privacy news very closely, and shares relevant news stories with our newsletter subscribers.* Approximately every month, we post “The Top 10,” a blog with our top student privacy stories. The Top 10 A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill that would overturn a federal prohibition on tracking the […]

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Model: Ohio 2014 Data Privacy Report

May 16, 2017 | Ohio Department of Education

Model: Ohio 2014 Data Privacy Report

Ohio law requires the superintendent of public instruction to submit to the governor and Ohio General Assembly, by Dec. 31, 2014, this report recommending how the Ohio Department of Education is to collect, use and protect student data. The report outlines the types of student records the department collects, how it governs student data management […]

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Model: PA Student Data Access and Use Policy

May 16, 2017 | Pennsylvania Department of Education

Model: PA Student Data Access and Use Policy

The purpose of this policy is to prescribe how data will be collected, maintained and disseminated in compliance with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all organizational units, their agents and staff within the Pennsylvania Department of Education, their authorized agents and any contractors, subcontractors and their agents.

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