Cato-Meridian Central School District
2851 Route 370
Cato, NY 13033
|Parents' Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security|
Parents' Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security
In accordance with Education Law Section 2-d, the Cato-Meridian Central School District hereby sets forth the following Parents’ Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security, which is applicable to all students and their parents/legal guardians.
A student's personally identifiable information cannot be sold
or released for any commercial purposes;
In accordance with FERPA, Section 2-d and Board Policy 72400
Student Records: Access and Challenge, parents have the right to inspect and
review the complete contents of their child's education record;
The District has the following safeguards in place to protect
student data, including personally identifiable information stored or
transferred by the District.
a. All databases that have student information are protected by a secure password and login. These logins are monitored and kept up to date.
b. Student information is only accessible by those that are deemed warranted of having the information.
The New York State Education Department collects a number of
student data elements for authorized uses. A complete list of all student data
elements collected by the State is available for public review from the State
Education Department. Websites and
mailing addresses will be made public when they become available.
Parents have the right to submit complaints about possible
breaches of student data or teacher or principal APPR data. Any such complaint
must be submitted, in writing, to:
Mr. Noel Patterson
Superintendant of Schools
2851 State Route 370, Cato NY 13033