Category Archives: How data is shared with families

How Data Empowers Parents

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This 2016 resource from the Data Quality Campaign offers both an infographic and a short video with examples of ways that access to data that can help parents participate effectively in their child’s education. Examples of data sharing both from the school to the family and from the family to the school are included. Link […]

FERPA General Guidance for Parents

Department of Education

This guidance provides parents with general information about the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The document is a compilation and update of various letters and guidance documents previously issued that respond to a variety of questions about FERPA. Link to web page Link to document (PDF)

Empowering Parents with Data

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This 2015 two-page document from Data Quality Campaign provides information on steps states have taken to provide parents with vital information and highlights Metro Nashville Public Schools, a district with a strong parents engagement strategy, exemplifying the kinds of district practices states can support. Link to document (PDF)