Parents Archive

Parent Toolkit for Student Privacy

May 21, 2017 | Ferpa Sherpa

Parent Toolkit for Student Privacy

The Parent Toolkit for Student Privacy will help parents understand what data gets collected at school, how it’s protected (or not), and what they can do to help ensure their child’s sensitive information stays secure.

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Online Learning Tool Permission Form

May 20, 2017 | Ferpa Sherpa

Online Learning Tool Permission Form

This model resource makes parents aware of federal laws and regulations that apply to the use of technology to support classrooms, and require parent consent in order to be most effective.

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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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Ohio 2014 Data Privacy Report

May 16, 2017 | Ferpa Sherpa

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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Colorado: How is Education Data Used?

May 15, 2017 | Ferpa Sherpa

Colorado: How is Education Data Used?

This guidance helps guide parents, teachers, schools, districts and state leaders as they work together to improve student achievement so all children graduate ready for college and career. While using data effectively to guide improvement in instruction and student achievement, the Colorado Department of Education provides this guide to show how it handles its responsibility to protect student […]

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Student Privacy Consideration for Parents

May 12, 2017 | Ferpa Sherpa

Student Privacy Consideration for Parents

Parents should not only be involved with their child’s home technology use, but also be familiar with the data privacy policies and practices of their child’s school.  This resource provides parents with information on these privacy practices.

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