Here is the link to changes being made by the State School Board The following are the ones that are of the great est concern, especially those in yellow highlights. http://schools.utah.gov/board/Meetings/Agenda/docs/Tab4C.aspx
The definition below of student information opens up a huge can of worms or in legal terms a loophole.
34 G. “Student information” means materials, information,
35 records and knowledge that an LEA possesses or maintains, or
36 both, about individual students. Student information is
37 broader than student records and may include information or
38 knowledge that school employees possess or learn in the course
39 of their duties.
40 [D]G. “Student record” means a record in any form,
41 including handwriting, print, computer media, video or audio
42 tape, film, microfilm, and microfiche, that is directly
43 related to a student and maintained by an educational agency
44 or institution or by a party acting for an agency or
45 institution. Student records shall be maintained by LEAs
46 consistent with 20 U.S.C. Section 1232g.
We are getting back emails from the State School Board saying that they had to do this because of legislation. We need to let Kour legislators know that this legislation passed is now affecting privacy.
Specifically, Utah Futures bill which collects and shares data all over the place. Here is the link to that bill. Line 79 includes behavior http://le.utah.gov/~2012/bills/static/SB0290.html. There are other bills as well that call for the sharing of data.