FTC Updates Federal Guidelines for Student Data Privacy

By on April 9, 2015
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On March 20, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) updated and clarified guidelines regarding the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and its application to school districts and local educational agencies (“LEAs”).  Issues addressed by the updated guidance include consent to collection of data, provision of information by website operators, parental right to opt out of data collection, and FTC-recommended best practices and inquiries. For more information click here.

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