How much does HIPAA apply to school-based mental health and what falls under FERPA instead? The answer is troubling considering how FERPA has been weakened.
In February 2013, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology released a draft of Promoting Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance: Critical Factors for Success in the 21st Century. To many who were aware of this report, it was alarming and controversial. In the summary of this report it says. “There is a growing movement […]
Washington, D.C.–American Principles in Action is calling on Congress to oppose S.227, the Strengthening Education through Research Act (SETRA), which would violate the privacy of millions of students and parents. SETRA is scheduled to be voted on Wednesday, February 25th in the U.S. House—even though the Senate has not yet voted on the bill. Congressional […]
Grundy Center Community Schools have been using Polar Monitors in their P.E. classes for a decade now. That still shouldn’t eliminate our concern for privacy. The Revered Review did an investigation of the usage of these monitors which has garnered international attention in the past. TRR’s article brings up the question of privacy: Some have […]
December 2011 FERPA Regulations: Information Sharing Around Child Welfare and Education This is the American Bar Review of the new FERPA regulation revisions.
TRR INVESTIGATES: Is The Privacy Of The American Student At Risk? JANUARY 22, 2012 The Revered Review
Law permits access to student records JAKE GREENBERG January 13, 2012 Daily Bruin
U.S. Education Department Announces New Measures to Safeguard Student Privacy DECEMBER 1, 2011 ED.gov The U.S. Department of Education today announced new regulations to safeguard student privacy while giving states the flexibility to share school data that can be helpful in judging the effectiveness of government investments in education. “Data are a powerful tool needed […]
National Opt-Out Campaign Informs Parents How to Protect the Privacy of their Children’s School Records Sheila Kaplan Education New York & Information Policy Watch As cases of identity theft, database hacking, and the sale of personal information increase daily, the need to protect children’s privacy becomes even more urgent. Schools are a rich source of […]
ED Finalizing New Data Privacy, Grant-Making Rules By Sarah D. Sparks on August 29, 2011 Education Wee