Search Results : student privacy

Mar 122020
 March 12, 2020  Posted by  Healthcare, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

Saad Gul and Michael Slipsky of Poyner Spruill LLP write: The coronavirus, officially COVID-19, is the most significant public health emergency in decades. The virus, believed to have originated in Wuhan, has expanded with astonishing rapidity. Despite government efforts, it has arrived in the United States. At the time of [Read More…]

Feb 082020
 February 8, 2020  Posted by  Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

Raychel Stewart reports: William S. Hart Union High School District board members adopted a handful of board policies including student privacy Wednesday, in order to comply with state immigration and physical education laws. The board unanimously approved the policies, which were written by Assistant Superintendent Kathy Hunter, which dealt with district [Read More…]

Sep 242019
 September 24, 2019  Posted by  Court, U.S., Youth & Schools

Alex Geli reports: The fight over the privacy rights of students in a southeastern Pennsylvania school district is over. Meanwhile, a similar battle closer to home is quieting down. A high-profile lawsuit lodged against Boyertown Area School District by a group of students over privacy concerns in bathrooms and locker [Read More…]

Jun 052019
 June 5, 2019  Posted by  U.S., Youth & Schools

Beginning this June, The University of New Mexico will update its student privacy practices to better safeguard Personally Identifiable Information (PII) as it relates to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act or FERPA, by reducing the information that can be shared with third parties without a student’s written consent. FERPA, which [Read More…]