[NHDOE-ETNews] Student Data Privacy Issues Explored in New Technical Brief

Higgins, Cathy CHiggins at ed.state.nh.us
Tue Nov 23 11:20:55 EST 2010


Institute of Education Sciences - Newsflash 
Student Data Privacy Issues Explored in New Technical Brief

"Concepts and Definitions for Privacy and Confidentiality in Student Education Records" discusses basic concepts and definitions that establish a common set of terms related to the protection of personally identifiable information, especially in education records in the Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS). This Brief also outlines a privacy framework that is tied to Fair Information Practice Principles that have been disseminated in both the United States and international privacy work. 

This Technical Brief is a product of the National Center for Education Statistics at the Institute of Education Sciences, part of the U.S. Department of Education.

To view the full report please visit
http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2011601


Regards,
Cathy


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Dr. Cathy Higgins
State Director of Educational Technology
Office of Educational Technology
NH Department of Education
101 Pleasant St, Concord, NH 03301
Voice: 603-271-2453 
OET Website: www.nheon.org/oet
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