Bethany Public School District adheres to all local policies and state and federal laws regarding student and staff data privacy. As described in this video, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, also known as FERPA, is the key federal law that restricts access to student data. It forms the basis of state and local laws and policies about student data.

Student Privacy 101: FERPA for Parents and Students

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State and Federal Laws and Privacy Guidance

  • Policy 3520.13 - Data-Based Information and Management Systems
  • Policy 5145.16 - Student Privacy
  • Policy 5145.15 - Directory Information
  • Policy 5134 & Regulation 5134 - Student Use of the District's Computer Systems & Internet Safety
  • Policy 5133 - Use of Private Technology Devices by Students
  • Policy 5125 - Confidentiality and Access to Education Records

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