The Introduction provides context on data security and privacy issues in K-12 education, introduces NYS education law 2-d, and discusses privacy challenges and concerns.
Documents and Links
Securing Student Data
Analyst report on technical measures and security steps districts that every school district should take by Bob Moore, RJMStrategies LLC.
Student Data Privacy
Analyst report student data privacy issues and a to-do list for school leaders by Bob Moore, RJMStrategies LLC.
Student Data Principles
10 foundational principles for using and safeguarding student’s personal information from studentdataprinciples.org, a collection of national education organizations representing a range of perspectives, experience and stakeholders.
NYSED Student Data Elements List
List of data elements collected in the Student Information Repository System (SIRS). SIRS provides a single source of standardized individual student records for analysis at the local, regional, and State levels to improve student performance and to meet State and federal reporting and accountability requirements.
School Privacy Summit Video
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan speaking at the Student Data Privacy Summit.