LEAs Archive

FERPA 101 for Educators

May 12, 2017 | iKeepSafe

FERPA 101 for Educators

This is a guide for educators regarding FERPA, student data privacy, and is intended to help educators consider ways to build parent confidence about education technology and protections for student data.

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Privacy Lead Objectives – e-Safety Committee

May 12, 2017 | iKeepSafe

Privacy Lead Objectives – e-Safety Committee

This is a resource for an LEA’s e-Safety Committee on how to educate the individuals in their institution on privacy, evaluate current practices, and certify their procedures.

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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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360 Self Assessment Tool

May 12, 2017 | iKeepSafe

360 Self Assessment Tool

The Generation Safe 360 Self Assessment tool provides a review of the school’s e-safety competence and helps schools identify their progress in becoming a Generation Safe Gold Medal School. Schools rate their development of and compliance with e-safety policies. It identifies areas of concern and makes recommendations for improved e-safety readiness.

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Strategies for Handling ‘Opt-Out’

May 12, 2017 | National Center for Education Statistics

Strategies for Handling ‘Opt-Out’

In response to data security concerns, many states are considering ways to allow individuals to remove their personal information from certain statewide data collections or data products. Such “opt out” measures were included in 81 state student-privacy bills in 2015, 13 of which were signed into law. Additionally, the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy […]

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2016 Forum Guide to Education Data Privacy

May 12, 2017 | National Center for Education Statistics

2016 Forum Guide to Education Data Privacy

The Forum Guide to Education Data Privacy was developed as a resource for state and local education agencies (SEAs and LEAs) to use in assisting school staff in protecting the confidentiality of student data in instructional and administrative practices. SEAs and LEAs may also find this guide useful in developing privacy programs and related professional […]

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Forum Guide to Supporting Data Access for Researchers: An SEA Perspective

May 12, 2017 | National Center for Education Statistics

Forum Guide to Supporting Data Access for Researchers: An SEA Perspective

The primary audiences for this document are data policymakers and managers in SEAs who are generally responsible for managing and responding to requests for data. An additional important audience for this resource is the research community that submits data requests to SEAs. Data requests come from diverse sources, ranging from members of the research community […]

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