Tag Archives: Education Records

Access to and Examination of Records

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This 2015 training module takes a detailed look at a parent’s rights to access and examine the early intervention records of their child. It includes a slideshow presentation, trainer’s guide explaining all content, speakers notes, and multiple handouts. Published by: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) Link to Online Learning Module

FAQs Disclosure Avoidance

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This 2012 FAQ document provides general guidance to state and local education agencies about protecting personally identifiable information in education records when publicly reporting student data. Published by: Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Link to Document (PDF)

Identity Authentication Best Practices

This 2012 brief offers best practice recommendations for developing and implementing effective authentication processes to help ensure that only appropriate individuals and entities have access to education records. General suggestions provided in the brief are applicable to all modes of data access, be it in person, over the phone, by mail, or electronically. Published by […]

Cloud Computing

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This 2012 document is designed to assist educational agencies and institutions that are considering using cloud computing solutions for education data. It contains responses to frequently asked questions about meeting necessary data privacy and data security requirements, including compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, to ensure proper protection of education records. Published […]