From: Lenell Heywood
To:
Subject: Yes on HB169 Student Privacy Act
Date: Thu Mar 06 05:41:49 MST 2014
Body:

Please Vote Yes on HB169

Look at all the good this bill does!!


  • defines terms;
  • requires certain people to protect student privacy;
  • allows a student or the student's parent to authorize the collection and release of certain student data;
  • prohibits an education entity from releasing a student's personally identifiable information under certain circumstances;
  • allows an education entity to release a student's personally identifiable information under certain circumstances;
  • prohibits a school district from eliciting certain information from students;
  • provides what kinds of student data may be collected and under what circumstances;
  • requires an education entity to provide a student data disclosure to parents and students at the beginning of each school year or at the time a student enrolls with the education entity;
  • establishes requirements for the State Board of Education related to the collection, usage, and storage of student data; 
  • requires the State Board of Education to designate a student privacy coordinator to oversee the protection of student data; 
  • requires an education entity or third party contractor to collect, use, and store data in accordance with certain security measures;
  • establishes penalties; and
  • makes technical changes.

LeNell Heywood