Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) & Illinois School Student Records Act (ISSRA)
Governs information in a student’s education record, restricting access and use of student information.
Our Illinois State Board of Education has more information for parents that can be accessed here.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Restricts the collection of personal information from children under 13 by companies operating websites, games, mobile applications, and digital services that are directed to children or that collect personal information from individuals known to be children.
The U.S. Department of Education also have resources for parents about student records and student data at this link.
Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA)
Guarantees that student data is protected when collected by educational technology companies, and that data is used for beneficial purposes only.
Imposes certain requirements on schools that utilize the federal E-Rate program to receive discounts for internet access and other technology services, or that receive federal grants for other technology expenses.