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Data De-identification: An Overview of Basic Terms

This 2014 document is intended to assist early intervention service programs and providers and preschool special education programs and agencies in maintaining compliance with privacy and confidentiality requirements under IDEA and FERPA. It reviews the terminology used to describe data de-identification as well as related concepts and approaches; provides general best practice de-identification strategies for different types of data and statistical techniques that can be used to protect children against data disclosures; and identifies additional resources on applicable IDEA and FERPA requirements.

Published by: The DaSy Center & Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Data De-identification: An Overview of Basic Terms (PDF)