May 12, 2017 | Education New York
Protecting Student Privacy in Research Projects
While a great deal of attention has been paid recently to protecting the privacy of students’ personal information and education records, this resource argues that families and educators also need to be aware of the use and disclosure of students‘ personal information in research conducted by universities and other entities. This resource explores some potential […]
May 12, 2017 | SafeGov
SafeGov Boston Parents Survey: Views on technology in the classroom from Boston’s parents
This survey of parents with school age children in Boston conducted between January 2015 and February 2015 shows that parents see many benefits from in school internet access, with more than 80 percent stating that in-school internet access helps students develop the necessary skills to gain employment and participate in the global economy. However, a majority of parents […]
May 12, 2017 | Association of California School Administrators and Fagen Friedman Fulfrost LLP
Undocumented Students and Families: The Facts
This guide is for local education agencies who wish to understand their obligations under student privacy statutes and other Federal laws with respect to undocumented students and their families.
May 12, 2017 | Georgetown University
Hiding Behind Ivory Towers: Penalizing Schools That Improperly Invoke Student Privacy To Suppress Open Records Requests
This article suggests the status quo gives institutions strong incentives to unlawfully deny open records requests through reliance on FERPA. Indeed, it makes economic sense for many of these institutions to overcomply with FERPA and undercomply with open records laws. To alleviate this problem, this Note proposes the imposition of penalties on schools that unreasonably withhold […]
May 11, 2017 | World Privacy Forum
Student Privacy 101: Health Privacy in Schools – What Law Applies?
Whether your records are covered under HIPAA or FERPA — or in some cases are not covered under any law — can be a challenging question to answer in some instances. Here are some basics to guide you through the most important parts of what information is covered by what law, when, and where.
May 11, 2017 | Google
Google’s Letter to Senator Franken regarding Student Data Privacy
This letter outlines Google’s response to Senator Al Franken of Minnesota, who inquired about Google’s student data privacy practices, particularly with respect to Google’s Apps for Education.