Information and Reporting Services

Privacy/Student Confidentiality Issues

Both Federal and New York State Laws govern privacy issues regarding Student and Staff data.  In developing procedures and processes to collect and report this data, it is necessary to incorporate safeguards to protect the privacy of the individuals to whom the data pertain. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) external link has developed several resources to provide guidance on privacy issues related to the collection and reporting of Student and Staff data.  The following links provide specific information about related topics.

Protecting the Privacy of Student Records: Guidelines for Education Agencies external link

Forum Guide to Protecting the Privacy of Student Information: State and Local Education Agencies external link

Safeguarding Your Technology (HTML) external link| PDF PDF file

Privacy Issues in Education Staff Records PDF fileexternal link

Student Data Handbook external link

Last Updated: February 8, 2024