Parents Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security

Last Updated: 9/20/2018 1:42 PM

Corning-Painted Post Area School District

Parents' Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security

In compliance with Education Law 2-d, the Corning-Painted Post Area School District hereby establishes the
following Parents’ Bill of Rights, which is applicable to all students and their parents and legal guardians.

 

The Corning-Painted Post Area School District uses current technology, including electronic storage, retrieval,
and analysis of information about students’ education experience in the district, to enhance the opportunities
for learning and to increase the efficiency of our district and school operations.
The Corning-Painted Post Area School District seeks to insure that parents have information about how the
District stores, retrieves, and uses information about students, and to meet all legal requirements for
maintaining the privacy and security of protected student data and protected principal and teacher data,
including Section 2-d of the New York State Education Law.

To further these goals, the Corning-Painted Post Area School District has posted this Parents’ Bill of Rights for
Data Privacy and Security.

(1) A student’s personally identifiable information cannot be sold or released for any commercial purposes.

(2) Parents have the right to inspect and review the complete contents of their child’s education record. The
procedures for exercising this right can be found in Board Policy 5500-R. You may access this Policy from the
District’s website.

(3) State and federal laws protect the confidentiality of personally identifiable information, and safeguards
associated with industry standards and best practices, including but not limited to, encryption, firewalls, and
password protection, must be in place when data is stored or transferred.

(4) A complete list of all student data elements collected by the State is available at
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/sirs/documentation/NYSEDstudentData.xlsx and a copy may be obtained by
writing to the Office of Information & Reporting Services, New York State Education Department, Room 863
EBA, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12234.

(5) Parents have the right to have complaints about possible breaches of student data addressed. Complaints
should be directed in writing to the Chief Privacy Officer, New York State Education Department, Room 863
EBA, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12234.

Corning-Painted Post Area School District | 165 Charles St, Painted Post, NY 14870
Phone: (607) 936-3704