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ERIC Number: ED560584
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jul
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Federal Privacy Laws That Apply to Children and Education. Safeguarding Data
Data Quality Campaign
This table identifies and briefly describes the following federal policies that safeguard and protect the confidentiality of personal information: (1) Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA); (2) Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA); (3) Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); (4) Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA); (5) Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA); and (6) Privacy Act of 1974. Although this list is not exhaustive, it highlights key federal policies related to education records, health information, and the online activities of children. For detailed information about each law, just click on the title within the document.
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Data Quality Campaign
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act 1974; Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act 1996; Privacy Act 1974