Always interesting to read how parents in other countries are attempting to protect student privacy. This story is out of Malta:
The Association of Parents of Children in Church Schools (APCCS) has presented a Letter of Complaint – signed by over 2000 parents and legal guardians of minors, currently attending educational institutions in Malta and Gozo – to the Information and Data Protection Commissioner, in which it expressed its concerns on the transferring and processing of student data.
In March of this year, a legal notice was issued which granted the Education Minister – presently occupied by Evarist Bartolo – the right to access data on students for research purposes.
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