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Resources on Student Data Privacy

Data Minefield

The potential for such data to compromise the privacy of students and undermine instruction and the learning environment is very real.

What has changed? What is FERPA? Who is collecting teacher and student data? Who can get it? What are the risks? How have other states acted to increase data protections? What can parents, legislators, educators, and local communities do?


Resources

ACLU (Massachusetts ) Report on Student Privacy in K-12 schools

Center on Law and Information Policy (CLIP) - Fordham University School of Law

A set of open-source materials can be accessed here to assist school communities in addressing online privacy issues.

Electronic Privacy Information Center

EPIC is a public interest research center in Washington, DC. EPIC was established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging privacy and civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, freedom of expression, and democratic values in the information age.

Five Principles to Protect Student Privacy

The Parent Coalition for Student Privacy believes that the following five principles should be incorporated in any law or policy regarding the protection of personal student data in grades preK-12.

How Is Student Privacy Threatened by Corporate Reform And "Personalized Learning"?

PTA Position Statement Student Data Privacy and Security

Student Data Privacy - Glossary of Terms

Why a 'Student Privacy Bill of Rights' Is Desperately Needed

Khaliah Barnes, director of the Student Privacy Project and administrative law counsel for the non-profit Electronic Privacy Information Center, lays out a Student Privacy Bill of Rights that gives back to students control over information about their lives.

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