The Policymaker’s Guide to Student Privacy

Organization: Future of Privacy Forum
Published: April 4, 2019

This short guide provides short answers to the following questions:

  • How Is Student Data Used?
  • Which Federal Laws Already Address Student and Child Privacy?
  • Do General Privacy Laws Address Student Data?
  • What Are Common State-Level Approaches to Regulating Student Data?
  • What Are Potential Issues to Consider When Drafting Student Privacy Legislation?
  • Which Stakeholders Should Policymakers Consult When Considering Measures to Protect Student Data?
  • Which Resources Can Policymakers Use to Further Evaluate and Create Student Data Privacy Legislation?