Alexandria Public Schools safeguards your student's protected data. We are governed by a set of privacy and protection acts that ensure sensitive education information does not get into the wrong hands.
FERPA – FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT
FERPA is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.
It also gives parents certain rights to those records.
COPPA – CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT
The primary goal of COPPA is to place parents in control over what information is collected from their young children while they are online.
CIPA – CHILDREN’S INTERNET PROTECTION ACT
CIPA addresses concerns about children’s access to obscene or harmful content over the Internet.
PPRA – PROTECTION OF PUPIL RIGHTS AMENDMENT
PPRA is intended to allow parents and students to opt out of certain school surveys.
"What is Student Data?" Video Explanation