With no discussion or debate, a Senate committee today printed one of the more anticipated education bills of 2014, reports Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News. Dubbed the “Student Data Accessibility, Transparency and Accountability Act of 2014,” the bill sets guidelines for protecting student information, and sets hefty fines for the illegal release of student data. Student data security has been a recurring theme in the debate over the new Idaho Core Standards; you can read Richert’s full report here.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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