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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


CPO CISO Cyber Hygiene Memo

Guidance for protecting districts from online threats.