Other Resources for K-12

Summary and Analysis of the Data Privacy Provisions of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Proposed Head Start Performance Standard

May 11, 2017 | Foresight Law & Policy

Summary and Analysis of the Data Privacy Provisions of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Proposed Head Start Performance Standard

On June 19, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) seeking public comment on proposed changes to Head Start’s performance standards. Among other issues, the NPRM proposes new requirements designed to better protect the privacy of the approximately 1 million children (ages birth-to-5) and their […]

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Voluntary Privacy Educators Program: Teacher Training Manual

May 11, 2017 | Fordham University School of Law Technology and Privacy Law Practicum

Voluntary Privacy Educators Program: Teacher Training Manual

Fordham CLIP’s Privacy Educators Program is a first-of-its-kind privacy education program aimed at engaging middle school students in discussions about privacy and its relevance in their lives. CLIP created a series of lesson plans and visual aids to be used by instructors in middle school classrooms to teach students about what privacy is, how it […]

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Volunteer Privacy Educators Program: Lesson Plans

May 11, 2017 | Fordham University Center on Law and Information Policy

Volunteer Privacy Educators Program: Lesson Plans

Fordham CLIP’s Privacy Educators Program is a first-of-its-kind privacy education program aimed at engaging middle school students in discussions about privacy and its relevance in their lives. CLIP created a series of lesson plans and visual aids to be used by instructors in middle school classrooms to teach students about what privacy is, how it […]

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Privacy Handbook for Student Information Online: A Toolkit for Schools and Parents

May 11, 2017 | Fordham University School of Law Technology and Privacy Law Practicum

Privacy Handbook for Student Information Online: A Toolkit for Schools and Parents

Under the direction of Professor Joel R. Reidenberg, the Technology and Law Practicum course at Fordham Law School prepared this set of materials to assist school communities in addressing online privacy issues. These materials offer tools for school administrators, teachers and parents to better understand and address online privacy protections and legal requirements.

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Privacy and Cloud Computing in Public Schools

May 11, 2017 | Fordham University Center on Law and Information Policy

Privacy and Cloud Computing in Public Schools

The goals of the study are threefold: first, to provide a national picture of cloud computing in public schools; second, to assess how public schools address their statutory obligations as well as generally accepted privacy principles in their cloud service agreements; and, third, to make recommendations based on the findings to improve the protection of […]

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Children’s Educational Records and Privacy: A Study of Elementary and Secondary School State Reporting Systems

May 11, 2017 | Fordham University Center on Law and Information Policy

Children’s Educational Records and Privacy: A Study of Elementary and Secondary School State Reporting Systems

The study reports on the results of a survey of all fifty states and finds that state educational databases across the country ignore key privacy protections for the nation’s K-12 children. The study finds that large amounts of personally identifiable data and sensitive personal information about children are stored by the state departments of education […]

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Model: Massachusetts LEA Vendor Contract

May 11, 2017 | Massachusetts Student Privacy Alliance

Model: Massachusetts LEA Vendor Contract

This document is a sample privacy terms and conditions document for use by LEA officials in Massachusetts who are seeking to hire a contractor that will handle student data.

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Model: An Overview of the California Student Data Privacy Agreement

May 11, 2017 | California Student Privacy Alliance

Model: An Overview of the California Student Data Privacy Agreement

Since the passage of AB 1584, (now found at California Education Code section 49073.1), school districts have struggled to incorporate its required provisions in their contracts with digital providers. Two reasons account for a large portion of these difficulties. First, school districts often do not have the legal resources to negotiate with legally compliant privacy […]

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Privacy and Classroom Video Recordings for Teacher Preparation

May 10, 2017 | American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

Privacy and Classroom Video Recordings for Teacher Preparation

Leaders from across educator preparation, early childhood, and K-12 schools are developing new and better ways to prepare beginning teachers and assess their readiness to lead today’s diverse classrooms. In doing so, they are coming together to support the use of video to capture examples of practice. These videos provide meaningful evidence of how aspiring […]

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