Student Data Privacy
Connecticut legislation, PA 16-189, An Act Concerning Student Data Privacy, restricts how student information may be used by (1) entities that contract to provide educational software and electronic storage of student records (“contractors”) and (2) operators of websites, online services or mobile applications (i.e., apps). The Board of Education will notify students and parents within five (5) days of executing a contract with such contractors. Student information will be deleted by operators of websites, online services, or mobile apps upon student, parent, guardian or board of education request. Such operators may not create student profiles for use in targeted advertising and for purposes unrelated to school. Parents and students will notified of data breeches.