The Illinois State University Laboratory Schools take the privacy of our students' data seriously. Outlined below is information related to student data privacy at the Laboratory Schools.
Per the State of Illinois: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Effective July 1, 2021, public schools will be required by the Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA) to provide additional guarantees that student data is protected when collected by educational technology companies, and that data is used for beneficial purposes only (105 ILCS 85).
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Illinois School Student Records Act: Federal and state laws that govern information in a student’s education record, restricting access and use of student information.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA):
Restricts the collection of personal information from children under 13 by companies operating websites, games, mobile applications, and digital services that are directed to children or that collect personal information from individuals known to be children.
Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA): Guarantees that student data is protected when collected by educational technology companies, and that data is used for beneficial purposes only.
Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA): Imposes requirements on schools that utilize the federal E-Rate program to receive discounts for internet access, technology services, or federal grants for other technology expenses.
The Laboratory Schools protect the privacy of students and families, faculty, staff, affiliates, and Laboratory School business by protecting electronic records. This statement details what information Laboratory Schools collect collects and how the Laboratory Schools use information. Parents and students over 18 have specific rights with respect to student education records. Learn more about these right in the documents below.
For questions contact the Laboratory School Privacy Officer:
Please submit requests regarding covered information in writing to the Building Principal. Include in the request student's name, parent/guardian name, email address, and specifics of the request. Further information about your rights can be found in the Laboratory Schools' FERPA/SOPPA notice.
All Laboratory School contracts must be processed, approved, and executed in accordance with Illinois State University policy. More information about the purchasing process is available from Illinois State University's Purchasing Office.
SOPPA requires the Laboratory Schools to follow specific requirements relating to data security. Below you will find the process the Lab Schools will follow in the event of a data breach impacting student information.
SOPPA Data Security Process
SOPPA requires a list of breaches that impact student information. Information will be made available on the Laboratory School Data Breach Notice page should incidents occur.
Below you will find a list of online vendors utilized by the Laboratory Schools and links to their privacy policies.
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