Resources - Student Data Privacy

Trusted Learning Environment (TLE)

The Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal is a mark of distinction for school systems, signaling that they have taken measurable steps to implement practices to help ensure the privacy of student data.


Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) 

The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) has been designed to address the day-to-day, real-world multi-faceted issues that schools, states and vendors are facing each day in the protection of learner information. 


FERPA|Sherpa – named after the core federal law that governs education privacy – is the education privacy resource center. Check out FERPA|Sherpa’s resource search center, our blog, and pages with specific information and guidance for parents, students, educators, LEAs, SEAs, higher ed, ed tech, and policymakers! 


Student Privacy Pledge

Student Privacy Pledge is a list of twelve commitments K-12 school service provides agree to in order to safeguard students data privacy regarding the collection, maintenance, and use of student personal information. 


CoSN Privacy Toolkit for School Leaders provides school officials with 10 essential skills areas, outlining the responsibilities and knowledge needed to be an educational technology leader. 


Future Ready Schools

Future Ready Schools - Data privacy and security are foundational elements of digital learning. The district ensures that sound data governance policies are enacted and enforced to ensure the privacy, safety, and security of confidential data sets. 


Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

EPIC is a public interest research center in Washington, DC. EPIC was established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging privacy and civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, freedom of expression, and democratic values in the information age. 


Data Quality Campaign

Data Quality Campaign provides information on state laws annually, as well as other useful privacy review tools and resources.