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.
Read more on NJ.com.
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.