SENSE OF CONGRESS ON PROTECTING STUDENT PRIVACY
SEC. 8037. SENSE OF CONGRESS ON PROTECTING STUDENT PRIVACY.
Subpart 2 of part F of title VIII, as amended and redesignated by
section 8001 of this Act, is further amended by adding at the end the
``SEC. 8545. <<NOTE: 20 USC 7925.>> SENSE OF CONGRESS ON
PROTECTING STUDENT PRIVACY.
``(a) Findings.--The Congress finds as follows:
``(1) Students' personally identifiable information is
important to protect.
``(2) Students' information should not be shared with
individuals other than school officials in charge of educating
those students without clear notice to parents.
``(3) With the use of more technology, and more research
about student learning, the responsibility to protect students'
personally identifiable information is more important than ever.
``(4) Regulations allowing more access to students' personal
information could allow that information to be shared or sold
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by individuals who do not have the best interest of the students
``(5) The Secretary has the responsibility to ensure every
entity that receives funding under this Act holds any personally
identifiable information in strict confidence.
``(b) Sense of Congress.--It is the sense of the Congress that the
Secretary should review all regulations addressing issues of student
privacy, including those under this Act, and ensure that students'
personally identifiable information is protected.''.
Previously not included in NCLB.