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Markey-Hatch Student Data Privacy Bill

Legislative Activity Markey-Hatch Student Data Privacy Bill Sens. Edward Markey (D-MA) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) circulated a draft bill last week to amend and modernize the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). The bill is intended to increase protection for student information, especially data held by third parties, but has yet to … Continue Reading

DOE and DHHS Post Executive Summaries for $250M Preschool Development Grants Competition

Legislative Activity Charter School Legislation Last Friday, the House overwhelmingly passed (360-45) legislation to rewrite charter school law, with an emphasis on supporting state efforts to start, expand, and replicate high-performing charter schools. The bill’s sponsors in the House are hopeful that such a strong vote will encourage Senate action on charter school legislation. Despite … Continue Reading