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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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Mitigating Data System Perceptions: Good and Bad (2015 Best Practices Conference)

April 30, 2019 | SLDS Grant Program

Mitigating Data System Perceptions: Good and Bad (2015 Best Practices Conference)

PowerPoint and worksheet from the 2015 Best Practices Conference workshop “Mitigating Data System Perceptions: Good and Bad.” Materials help identify perceptions that are barriers and aids to maximizing data system value; explore strategies that can mitigate barriers; and outline a plan for next steps.

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8 Quick Steps for App Requests

April 30, 2019 | CEPTA

8 Quick Steps for App Requests

This is a great tool for educators who want to bring new applications into the classroom as well as for administrators who need to approve them.

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

April 30, 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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Baltimore County Public Schools Tools & Privacy

April 30, 2019 | Baltimore County Public Schools

Baltimore County Public Schools Tools & Privacy

This website provides tools that are essential to the curriculum and for vendors who are under contract with Baltimore County Public Schools. Also, there is a list of third party vendors that the district uses and what kind of information they have access to.

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Best Practices for Data Destruction

April 22, 2019 | Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Best Practices for Data Destruction

The Data Destruction Document is a best practices guide on properly destroying sensitive student data after it is no longer needed.  It details the life cycle of data and discusses various legal requirements relating to the destruction of data under FERPA, and examines a variety of methods for properly destroying data.  The guide also discusses […]

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FERPA Training Videos for Teachers

April 19, 2019 | Utah State Board of Education

FERPA Training Videos for Teachers

The Utah State Board of Education has put together a series of videos intend to train educators on FERPA. These comical, short clips are extremely helpful for any teacher that wants to know more about how to protect their students’ data privacy.

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Navigating the Digital Shift 2018: Broadening Student Learning Opportunities

April 19, 2019 | SETDA

Navigating the Digital Shift 2018: Broadening Student Learning Opportunities

With support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, this report was launched under the leadership of Christine Fox, SETDA’s Deputy Executive Director with guidance from SETDA’s State Action Committee, membership and private sector partners to provide a comprehensive overview of state practices related to the procurement of digital instructional materials. As part of the […]

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