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Parents and Students

This page provides a parent fact sheet, frequently asked questions, information about complaints of breaches, and the Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security.

Data Breach Guidance for Parents
Information for parents to help prevent the theft of their child's identity and what to do if their child's data is breached.

Education Law § 2-d Fact Sheet for Parents
Education Law § 2-d protects student personally identifiable information (PII) from unauthorized disclosure. Additionally, Education Law § 2-d provides parents with rights regarding their child's PII.  The parent fact sheet explains these rights.

Privacy Terms for Parents
Glossary of Frequently Used Privacy Terms

Frequently Asked Questions
Questions and Answers About Data Privacy and Security

Parents and Students File a Privacy Complaint
Instructions and the link to the form for Parents and Students to File a Privacy Complaint.

Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security (Parents' Bill of Rights)
Education Law § 2-d requires each educational agency in the State of New York to develop a Parents’ Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security and publish it on its website.