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 November 23, 2013  Posted by  Laws, Youth & Schools

Christopher Robbins reports:

With large-scale education reforms underway, a Monmouth County Assemblyman looks for ways to protect grade-school students’ personal information.

Assemblyman David Rible (R-Monmouth, Ocean) said in a Thursday press release that he has written legislation that would limit the disclosure of student data collected by education officials.


The bill would allow parents to opt-out of having their child’s data shared by the state with the federal government and non-governmental third parties.  And although I’m not a proponent of opt-out as opposed to opt-in, it would still be a vast improvement compared to what New York parents face where neither they nor their children’s school districts can opt out at all.

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