Laws, Regulations, and Guidance
Part 121 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education
Strengthening Data Privacy and Security in NY State Educational Agencies to Protect Personally Identifiable Information
New York State Education Law 2-d
Unauthorized release of personally identifiable information
Federal Laws that Protect Student Data
Laws include the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA), and the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA).
CPO Memo regarding State Technology Law section 106-b
The Use of Biometric Identifying Technology in New York Schools
CPO Guidance regarding Education Law Section 2-d Applicability to Clinical Experiences in Education Preparation Programs
• Education Law 2-D Guidance - August 9, 2022
• Student Privacy Training
• Educational Agency Sample Confidentiality Agreement
CPO Educational Agency Website Monitoring Guidance - July 19, 2023
CPO guidance regarding the NYSED Privacy Office program to monitor some educational agencies for compliance with Education Law § 2-d and FERPA.
Guidance on Dignity for All Students Act & Education Law 2-d Online Report or Complaint Submission Forms - July 28, 2023
CPO Guidance regarding DASA Online Report or Complaint Submission Forms and Education Law § 2-d .