Data Privacy & Security
Laws that Protect the Personal Identifiable Information (PII) of students:
- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
- Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
- Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA)
- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
State laws, such as N.Y. Education Law 2-d and the related regulations of the N.Y. State Commissioner of Education, as well as the DOE's Chancellor's Regulation A-820, protect the confidentiality of your child's information.
Please consult the WCSD Policy Manual for additional related district specific policies and forms.
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Ed Law 2d Approved Applications & Software
Free approved software list from Mohawk Regional Information Center: