Policy: District

Campaign for High School Equity Presents Policy Priorities for High School Reform

The Campaign for High School Equity, a coalition of nine leading civil rights organizations that represent African American, Hispanic, American Indian and Asian populations, such as the NAACP and the National Council of La Raza, and education advocacy organizations, such as the Alliance for Excellent Education, held a congressional briefing on June 7, 2011 to release their “Plan for Success.” Plan for Success:  Communities of Color Define Policy Priorities for High

U.S. Department of Education Announces New Privacy Technical Assistance Center

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced the newly established Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), a one-stop information source for states and districts involved in developing Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDSs). PTAC staff will disseminate information on issues of privacy, confidentiality, and security, answer individual questions, conduct training, and, as appropriate, refer questions to experts at ED.