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Data Privacy and Security - Parent Resources

What is New York State Education Law 2-D

It pertains to the unauthorized release of personally identifiable information. The Board of Regents adopted Part 121 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education on January 13, 2020. These rules will implement Education Law Section 2-d and provide guidance to educational agencies and their third-party contractors on ways to strengthen data privacy and security to protect student data and annual professional performance review data. The regulation went through multiple sets of revisions and three rounds of public comments and went into effect January 29, 2020. It applies to both charter and traditional public schools.

Common Sense Kids Action
Common Sense is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of all kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century.

Common Sense Media Tips and FAQs for Parents
Links to information and tips about online media and appropriate content for children by Common Sense.

Online Privacy and Safety Resources
Online privacy and safety resources from NYSED.

Parent Fact Sheet
Parent fact sheet on strengthening data privacy from NYSED.

National Cybersecurity Alliance: Learn how to protect yourself, your family and your devices with these tips and resources. This is a great privacy and security resource!

Digital Citizenship Resources for Family Engagement
Working together, schools and families can prepare kids to think critically and use technology in positive, creative, and powerful ways. The K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum's Family Tips and Family Activities cover all six curriculum topics and are available in English and Spanish.

Top 3 Data Privacy Tips for Parents and Children