Tag Archives: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Protecting the Security of Student Data: CollegeNet v XAP, A Case Study

In her blog “Law, Policy and IT” Tracy Mitrano expressed a concern: protecting student privacy as colleges and universities outsource information processing with external servicers. To ensure education records are protected, she writes, outsourcing contracts must explicitly detail the protection … Continue reading

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A “Bold Idea” Essential for Student Privacy

In Tracy Mitrano’s October 31, 2001 blog “FERPA, GLBA and HIPAA In Vendor Contract,” there was “a bold proposal.” She posited that most important action that can be taken to protect student privacy is a contractual requirement that contractors follow … Continue reading

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Restructuring higher education: NCES Stats-DC 2010 Conference

This is a guest post by Jim Farmer. As you know, the Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems program is funding states’ work to improve their data systems. Over the past four years, 41 states and the District of Columbia have received … Continue reading

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