Education Law 2-D
Overview of Student Data Privacy and Law 2-D
About Ed Law 2-D
Education Law § 2-d and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act protect student personally identifiable information (PII) from unauthorized disclosure.
New York State Education Law Section 2-d and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act provide clear protections for student data, and NYSED is committed to complying with all applicable laws. The New York State Department of Education has committed to promoting the least intrusive data collection policies practicable that advance the goals of improving academic achievement, empowering parents with information and advancing efficient and effective school operations while minimizing the collection and transmission of personally identifiable information, and will work to ensure that this is reflected in the practices of every educational agency in New York State by developing policies and standards that will provide clear guidance to the field.
Part 121 of the Commissioner's Regulations
Regulatory changes to increase information security measures to safeguard the Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of students and certain school personnel. Part 121 regulations outline requirements for educational agencies and their third-party contractors to ensure the security and privacy of such protected information and were developed in consultation with stakeholders and the public.
The regulations are composed of nine requirements.
Instructional Technology Applications Inventory
Click on this link to access the district’s instructional technology applications and corresponding data privacy policies and contracts with each vendor.