Public Act 16-189 Overview

Danbury Public Schools complies with all federal laws including Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), state statutes, and guidelines to protect confidential data.

CT State Law:

Connecticut Public Act 16-189 – In the spring of 2016, the Connecticut General Assembly passed public act 16-189, An Act Concerning Student Data Privacy, to provide additional protections for student data.  Specifically, the bill requires boards of education to enter into a written contract with a contractor any time the board of education shares or provides access to student information, student records, or student-generated content.

Source: CT State Department of Education