[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


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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