Sen. John Flanagan, chair of New York’s senate education committee, yesterday released a series of administrative and legislative recommendations for the state to take on safeguarding student data privacy and security.
The recommendations come from two months of often contentious hearings across New York State to discuss Common Core State Standards implementation, student data security and privacy, and a host of other issues. DQC Executive Director Aimee Guidera testified before the education committee at an October hearing in Syracuse.
“We can do a better job of protecting and using data through policy actions that involve transparent discussions about why we need data, how we are using and protecting them, and outlining how decisions are made within the state of how data are collected, stored, accessed, shared, and deleted,” she said at the Syracuse hearing.
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