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Student Data Collection - Guidance from the USDE (September 2014 School Leader Update)


On July 25, the U.S. Department of Education through the Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) issued guidance for schools on how to keep parents better informed on the data they collect on students. This guidance encourages schools to be proactive in providing information to parents about the data that they are collecting and what the data will be used for.

The Department’s Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO), which handles Federal Educational Rights to Privacy Act complaints from parents and students, also announced a new website that offers resources and information to keep the public informed about the privacy and use of student records.

Guidance for Schools Issued on How to Keep Parents Better Informed on the Data They Collect on Students

Guidance on Transparency Best Practice for Schools and Districts

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on September 21, 2017 at 2:23pm.