Archive for "Privacy"

Eagle Forum of Alabama Executive Director, Deborah Love’s recently published article addresses creation of State Longitudinal Data System

By Deborah Love, executive director of Eagle Forum of Alabama, she also was appointed to and served on the Alabama ESSA Implementation Committee on Data Collection and Early Learning sub-committees http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2017/02/how_much_is_your_childs_privac.html Justice Brandeis wrote, “the right to privacy is the right to be left alone.” Privacy is an essential aspect of a free society. Yet […]

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How Much is Your Child’s Data Worth?

Rep. Terri Collins has introduced HB97, the State Longitudinal Database bill (companion bill is SB153).  The Alabama Department of Labor has promised the bill does not allow for collection of private and personal student information, but the bill itself contradicts the department.  It  describes, “security clearance requirements for individuals with access to personally identifiable information.” […]

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Bi-Partisan Legislation Provides Critical Protection for Students and Parents

The Student and Parent Privacy Protection Act HB267 was filed yesterday by Rep. Arnold Mooney, with 35 co-sponsors. The bill is a result of a large bi-partisan effort to protect student privacy in Alabama. Thirty-three states have already passed similar legislation. The bill must pass out of the Education Policy Committee. Its members need to […]

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