The Privacy Risks to School Data

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Learning Activity

There are various types of data that are stored in a typical school district and these include:

  • Personal Data: Social security numbers, names, address, phone number, age, etc.
  • Academic Data: Enrollment, report cards, schedules, attendance, etc.
  • Health Data: Medical conditions, insurance, birthdate, learning disabilities, etc.
  • Parent Data: Parents’ PII, credit/debit cards, emergency contacts, etc.
  • Third-Party Data: Learning apps, usernames, passwords, meta data, etc.

In this activity, you will look at the types of data that a district hold and how some districts are implementing data protection roles to identify and protect against threats. 

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