Records (Student Records)

KeyboardLockImageThe Privacy Technical Assistance Center (“PTAC”), a resource center established by the U.S. Department of Education for information on data privacy, recently released guidance relating
Continue Reading U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance: Terms of Service Agreements

The U.S. Department of Education (“DOE”) has recently published a document with guidance for school districts concerning communicating with parents concerning the collection, retention and

Continue Reading US Department of Education Releases Guidelines for Communicating Student Data Collection Practices to Parents

The U.S. Department of Education’s Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) has recently released requirements and best practices for protecting student privacy while utilizing only educational

Continue Reading U.S. Department of Education Releases Best Practices for Protecting Student Data

Education chiefs from 34 states have made a public declaration that their states will not share personally identifiable student data with the federal government. In

Continue Reading States Send Letter to Department of Education Stating That They Won’t Share Student Data

School districts around the country are increasingly using cloud-based technologies to store their data. According to a recent study by the Fordham University Law School’s

Continue Reading New Study Warns of Risks of Using Cloud-Based Record Storage