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Barriers to Parent-School Involvement for Early Elementary Students

May 22, 2019 | National Center for Education Statistics

Barriers to Parent-School Involvement for Early Elementary Students

This Statistics in Brief examines the level of parents’ involvement in activities in their children’s schools and the specific types of activities in which they participated when their children were enrolled in second grade. The report also describes the types of barriers to participation that parents face.

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Report of the Student Data Privacy Task Force Presented to the General Law Committee Connecticut General Assembly

May 22, 2019 | Alexis Shore

Report of the Student Data Privacy Task Force Presented to the General Law Committee Connecticut General Assembly

This report addresses issues pertaining to the protection of student data, information, content, and records as governed under Connecticut Public Acts 16-189 (CGS §§ Chap. 170, Sect. 10-234aa – dd), 17-200, and 18-125. Appointed members of the Task Force gathered in the winter of 2019 to review the concerns that those statutes identify, as articulated […]

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Fundraising in the Digital Age

May 19, 2019 | California City School Superintendents

Fundraising in the Digital Age

Online fundraising sites are becoming an increasingly popular method of raising money to support public schools. Such sites can be valuable tools for schools, school employees, booster clubs, and foundations to raise funds to support educational programs and activities. However, to avoid potential pitfalls, it is important for school districts to establish policies and protocols […]

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SDPC Resource Registry

May 19, 2019 | Student Data Privacy Consortium

SDPC Resource Registry

The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) is an unique collaborative of schools, districts, regional, territories and state agencies, policy makers, trade organizations and marketplace providers addressing real-world, adaptable, and implementable solutions to growing data privacy concerns.

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The Emergence of Data Privacy Conversations and State Responses

May 19, 2019 | IHEP & Data Quality Campaign

The Emergence of Data Privacy Conversations and State Responses

State longitudinal data systems can be a powerful tool to support student success and spur equity-minded improvement throughout state education systems, but state policymakers must ensure that students’ information is safe and secure. In a case study looking at Louisiana’s efforts to secure student data, this profile illuminates some of the unintended consequences of well-intentioned […]

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SLDS Guide: Developing a Process for Managing Research Requests

April 30, 2019 | SLDS Grant Program

SLDS Guide: Developing a Process for Managing Research Requests

This guide offers information for SLDS teams and their partner agencies about establishing an appropriate process for making data available for education research. It describes how to implement a research request process based on best practices. Appendices include sample forms, letters, and documents that agencies can customize to set up a new research request process […]

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April 30, 2019 | SLDS Grant Program

Research Request Process Tool Kit

Agencies that have developed research request processes find ways to implement and adapt those processes to their organizational needs and cultures. Some agencies have used the following questions and considerations to guide the creation of their processes.

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