This report addresses issues pertaining to the protection of student data, information, content, and records as governed under Connecticut Public Acts 16-189 (CGS §§ Chap. 170, Sect. 10-234aa – dd), 17-200, and 18-125. Appointed members of the Task Force gathered in the winter of 2019 to review the concerns that those statutes identify, as articulated in Section 5 of Public Act 18-125. They studied these matters as well as other issues relating to the protection of student data. This report provides a series of recommendations that the task force members have collectively assembled, reflecting their own expertise, research into national best practices and precedents, and the interests of the constituents they represent.
Report of the Student Data Privacy Task Force Presented to the General Law Committee Connecticut General Assembly