Alabama Data Use and Governance Policy

Organization: Alabama State Board of Education
Published: January 12, 2015

Data Governance is based on the knowledge that the appropriate use of data is essential to accelerating student learning, program and financial effectiveness and efficiency, and policy development. The Alabama State Board of Education’s Data Use and Governance Policy is based upon, but not limited to, maintaining compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). This policy serves the purpose to ensure that all data collected, managed, stored, transmitted, used, reported and destroyed by the department is done so in a way to preserve and protect individual and collective privacy rights and ensure confidentiality and security of collected data.