Search Results : student privacy

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…]

Jul 012017
 July 1, 2017  Posted by  Govt, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

Robert G. Young of Bowditch & Dewey writes: The U.S. Department of Education’s Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and Office of the Chief Privacy Officer (OCPO) have launched a new website to provide resources concerning best practices and technical assistance for institutions navigating their obligations under the Family Educational Rights [Read More…]