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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 Website: Philadelphia Student Data Privacy

May 16, 2017 | School District of Philadelphia

Model Website: Philadelphia Student Data Privacy

This website offers resources to vendors and other interested parties about the measures taken by the School District of Philadelphia to protect data privacy.

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Louisiana schools struggle with strict privacy law

May 15, 2017 | State Scoop

Louisiana schools struggle with strict privacy law

This article discusses how in Louisiana, a new law bars school districts from sharing personally identifiable information without parental consent, but administrators say the bill goes too far.

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Model: How is Education Data Used? (Colorado)

May 15, 2017 | Colorado Department of Education

Model: How is Education Data Used? (Colorado)

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 | Intel Education

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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Students: Protect Your Privacy at School

May 12, 2017 | ACLU of Massachusetts

Students: Protect Your Privacy at School

This is a guide from the ACLU of Massachusetts for students who want to understand their rights with respect to student data privacy at school.

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