• ED LAW 2D & DATA PRIVACY AND SECURITY

    As technology continues to play an integral role in modern education, safeguarding sensitive student information is paramount. The New York State Education Department and Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES are intensifying efforts to uphold critical safeguards outlined in NYS Education Law 2-D. By establishing clear guidelines and requirements, the law helps to ensure that student data is handled responsibly and securely by both educational agencies and third-party service providers. The information below provides educators, parents, and students with resources to ensure compliance and uphold the highest standards of privacy and security in our school.

     
    phorton@cayboces.org
    (315) 255-7670
    IMPROPER DISCLOSURE FORM: BOCES

    Any parent, eligible student, or staff may complete this form to file a written complaint regarding a breach or unauthorized release of student data with the BOCES.
    IMPROPER DISCLOSURE FORM: NYSED

    By filing this form, you are filing a complaint with the NYSED Privacy Office alleging that PII has been disclosed to or accessed by an unauthorized person.
    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

    A list of third parties who have access to student data and their agreements demonstrating that they comply with NYS data privacy and protection requirements.
    DATA SECURITY AND PRIVACY POLICY 

    Outlines the safeguards and controls to protect and maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of our data and resources.
    PARENTS BILL OF RIGHTS

    An outline of the parent or guardian's rights to advocate for their children.
    DIRECTORY INFORMATION

    Clearly defines student directory information and outlines which elements authorized BOCES officials may release.

    FERPA NOTICE

    The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that affords parents the right to have access to their children’s education records and to have some control over the disclosure of PII.

    PPRA POLICY

    The Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment governs the administration to students of a survey, analysis, or evaluation that concerns one or more of the attached specific protected areas.

    MILITARY RECRUITERS POLICY

    Outlines the BOCES policy for releasing directory information to military recruiters.
    OPT-OUT

    This form allows parents or eligible students to restrict the disclosure of directory information.
     
     
     
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