In a time when student data privacy is garnering attention from top U.S. policymakers, a report offers some suggestions for how State Education Agencies can be a good steward of data.
The Roadmap to Safeguarding Student Data report recommends three key focus areas for State Education Agencies to develop policies and practices around: Transparency, governance and data protection procedures. Published by the Data Quality Campaign on July 17, the report includes practical suggestions for how to create these policies.
When it comes to transparency, the campaign recommends these steps for State Education Agencies:
In the area of governance, the report recommends that State Education Agencies do the following:
When it comes to data protection procedures, the campaign recommends these steps for State Education Agencies: