Search Results : student privacy

Aug 282018
 August 28, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, U.S., Youth & Schools

Thomas Mier reports: Former state legislator Sebastian Ridley-Thomas has accused USC of violating his rights as a student by disclosing private information to the media, the latest development in a string of controversies surrounding the Dworak-Peck School of Social Work and Ridley-Thomas. The accusation follows reports from the Los Angeles [Read More…]

Jun 132018
 June 13, 2018  Posted by  Featured News, U.S., Youth & Schools

Jane Robbins writes: Many parents have been disappointed by the lack of meaningful corrective action by the U.S. Department of Education (USED), at least in pre-K-12 education, under Betsy DeVos’s leadership. But give credit where due. USED deserves kudos for a guidance document issued recently by the department’s Privacy Technical [Read More…]

Aug 202017
 August 20, 2017  Posted by  Featured News, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation putting into place additional protections for students and expanding anti-tampering laws to prohibit unlawful alteration of any official student record in any primary, intermediate, high school or college in the state. “These records can set the course for a student’s entire future and New [Read More…]