November 6, 2019 Breaches, Featured News, Govt, Laws, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools
Two special agents with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) visited an elementary school in Palm Beach County this summer and attempted to obtain information on a student without a subpoena.
The School District of Palm Beach County says it did not provide the agents with the information.
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Given directory information is public information unless you opt out — law enforcement could have access to student & family contact information. US ED warned schools that this information is public & specifically said law enforcement could have access unless you opted out.
They don’t need a subpoena.
Here’s the documentation referenced above:
“School Resource Officers, School Law Enforcement Units, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)”
See Q-7 page 8