Privacy and Ed Law 2-D
As a parent, you may be aware the New York State Education Department is making a stronger push to monitor the efficacy of school districts in meeting the mandates set forth by part 121 of Education Law 2-D. These actions are being taken by the state to ensure that student (and some teacher) data privacy is being regarded with the utmost security, both in-district and by any approved third parties.
This page contains the four mandatory items that should be hosted on the district’s website, in addition to four elements that, while not required by the law, are recommended to include for the benefit of the public. To view any of these elements, please click on the respective link(s) below.
For more information, please reach out to the Amagansett Union Free School District's Data Protection Officer:
Phone: (631) 267-3572
The district is required to post the Parents' Bill of Rights
An inventory/list of third parties who have access to student data.
The district is committed to maintaining the privacy and security of student data and teacher and principal data and will follow all applicable laws and regulations for the handling and storage of this data in the District and when disclosing or releasing it to others, including, but not limited to, third-party contractors. The District adopts this policy to implement the requirements of Education Law Section 2-d and its implementing regulations, as well as to align the District's data privacy and security practices with the National Institute for Standards and Technology Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (Version 1.1).
"NIST Cybersecurity Framework" means the U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute for Standards and Technology Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (Version 1.1). A copy of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework is available at the Office of Counsel, State Education Department, State Education Building, Room 148, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12234.
Parents and eligible students have the right to report an improper disclosure of student information.
Identifies the elements that comprise the district's directory information (such as names, birthdates, etc.).
Also located on page 6 of the school Calendar
FERPA Annual Notification
This policy/notification informs parents and students about their rights to review educational records.
If you do not want directory information released and/or do not want videotapes, digital movies, images and/or photographs published, you must notify the Data Privacy Officer in writing (see opt-out form above) by September 15th of every school year regarding the desired limitations on release of directory information. The address for the Amagansett School Data Privacy Officer is , Amagansett School, PO Box 7062, Amagansett, NY 11930
Notification of the Pupil Rights Protection Amendments and how it covers surveys, marketing, and physical exams.
Details of how districts notify parents of additional events not originally covered in an initial (annual) PRPA notification.
Federal Laws that protect protect student data
New amendment strengthening Data Privacy and Security to protect personally identifiable information
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act
Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment
Child Internet Protection Act
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act