Student Records Online – What are the Safeguards?
Should parents fear new technology connected with student records? Do teachers and parents know everything they need to know about the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)? What safeguards are being used to protect the amount of data being stored about individuals in our public schools?
These are questions that deserve your time and attention. Read “Deciding Who Sees Students’ Data” in The New York Times and let us know what’s happening from your perspective.