Parents Archive

Parent Supervision or Surveillance?

October 8, 2019 | Alexis Shore

Parent Supervision or Surveillance?

When I was 16 years old, I told my mom that I was going on my first date ever with a boy to a nearby ice cream parlor. He picked me up at my house, and we drove away. Ten minutes later, I received a text message from my mom saying, “I’m at the ice cream parlor and you aren’t here.” She wanted to make sure this stranger wasn’t taking her little girl to a strange place, so she followed me. Five years have passed since that first date, and luckily for nervous parents everywhere, technology can now help them track their kids without having to get in the car and physically follow them.

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LEA Model Document: Record of Parent Notification of Student Threat or Incident

August 4, 2019 | Utah State Board of Education

LEA Model Document: Record of Parent Notification of Student Threat or Incident

This model resource provides a form, which is a record required to be maintained securely and confidentially by the school consistent with §53A-11a-203(3) following parent notification of student suicide threat, bullying incident, cyber-bullying incident, harassment incident, hazing incident or retaliation incident.  This form should not be used to notify parents of the incident.

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Privacy News from Around the World

August 1, 2019 | PogoWasRight.org

Privacy News from Around the World

This resource intends to increase privacy awareness around the world. In particular this page updates on youth and education privacy news.

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Privacy Risks and Harms Report

June 19, 2019 | Common Sense

Privacy Risks and Harms Report

The Common Sense Privacy Risks and Harms report identifies risks to children and students as they engage online and identifies ways for parents and educators to choose the products that best protect our youngest consumers from privacy intrusions and manipulation by third parties that could have long-term implications.

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School Volunteers and FERPA

June 19, 2019 | U.S. Department of Education

School Volunteers and FERPA

How does FERPA apply to school volunteers? Find out in this video published by the U.S. Department of Education.

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