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Protecting Privacy in Connected Learning Toolkit (v3)

June 5, 2017 | CoSN

Protecting Privacy in Connected Learning Toolkit (v3)

The CoSN Protecting Privacy in Connected Learning Toolkit supports School Systems in understanding the issues that arise when navigating student data privacy responsibilities, including the selection and use of an online service provider. The original version of this document focused on key requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Children’s […]

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Privacy & Student Data: Companion Learning Tools

May 21, 2017 | Berkman Klein Center

Privacy & Student Data: Companion Learning Tools

We have compiled these materials to explain and clarify three key federal student privacy laws and their impact on ed tech adoption and use, so that you can create meaningful learning experiences with core faculty and staff constituencies. The laws are the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act or “FERPA” (20 U.S.C. § 1232g), the […]

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The Limits of Education Purpose Limitations

May 21, 2017 | University of Miami Law Review

The Limits of Education Purpose Limitations

This article examines technologies’ impact on the student privacy protections with a focus on education purpose limitations, and contends that that reliance on education purpose limitations does not account for the potentially problematic consequences and ethical considerations raised by data use by schools and their approved agents for “educational purposes.”

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FERPA: A Practical Guide

May 21, 2017 | The University of Michigan: College of Pharmacy

FERPA: A Practical Guide

This presentation outlines definitions under FERPA pertaining to universities, protections of student privacy and data, and requirements for university officials. It includes case studies and a pop quiz.

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FERPA Guidance for Local School Districts

May 21, 2017 | New Hampshire School Boards Association

FERPA Guidance for Local School Districts

This resource discusses school district requirements under FERPA, including guidance on definitions of what qualifies as an education ‘record’ under FERPA.

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Privacy Quick Tips for Vendors

May 21, 2017 | Future of Privacy Forum

Privacy Quick Tips for Vendors

This resource contains privacy tips for vendors based on compliance with FERPA and COPPA. This resources also provides an overview of common cybersecurity risks and how to avoid them.

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Privacy and Security in Early Childhood Data Use

May 21, 2017 | Privacy Technical Assistance Center

Privacy and Security in Early Childhood Data Use

This presentation discusses key privacy issues in using data in early childhood, how to use early childhood data from planning through sustainability, the impact of FERPA & HIPAA, and tools for states to inform data use. The toolkit is designed to be used by states to gain an understanding of the privacy considerations for the state’s intended […]

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Louisiana’s Plan to Protect Student Privacy

May 20, 2017 | Louisiana Department of Education

Louisiana’s Plan to Protect Student Privacy

Louisiana’s Data Governance and Privacy Guidebook provides a framework for establishing data governance at the local educational agencies (LEA) and school level. It attempts to offer best practices, action steps, and responsibilities regarding data governance and student privacy; however, it is not intended to provide legal advice, and the laws referenced in this guidebook may […]

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