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Among the 33 states with data privacy laws on the books, West Virginia stands out as a model for ensuring that student data is protected without hampering innovative uses to help students. The West Virginia Board of Education’s experience reviewing and adopting its data privacy policies offers lessons for other states. This piece also breaks down key elements of the state’s exemplary Student DATA Act.


West Virginia’s Steady Course on Student Data Privacy



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