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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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Model Website: WI Student & School Data

May 16, 2017 | Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Model Website: WI Student & School Data

All information is data. When put into the hands of an educator or family member, it can help a student overcome challenges and build upon strengths. But individual data points don’t give the full picture needed to support the education goals of families, students, educators, and policymakers. That is why the Department of Public Instruction advocates for the […]

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Model: WI Student Records and Confidentiality

May 16, 2017 | Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Model: WI Student Records and Confidentiality

Over the years, the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has received many questions about student records. This bulletin addresses some of the most frequently asked questions.    

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Model: WI Sharing Information Across Systems

May 16, 2017 | Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Model: WI Sharing Information Across Systems

In general, confidential information may only be shared under one of three conditions: 1) a signed authorization that consents to the release of information, 2) a court order, or 3) authorization of statute. This publication focuses on the third of these three conditions and is designed for educators, law enforcement personnel, juvenile justice and human […]

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Student Surveillance, Racial Inequalities, and Implicit Racial Bias

May 15, 2017 | University of Florida Levin College of Law

Student Surveillance, Racial Inequalities, and Implicit Racial Bias

This article presents data on school surveillance practices, including an original empirical analysis of restricted data recently released by the U.S. Department of Education after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Paralleling other disturbing trends of inequality in our public school system, these results and other empirical analyses reveal that schools serving primarily students […]

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