• Student Data & Privacy

    West Chicago Elementary School District 33 takes the privacy of our student's data seriously. This page intends to make transparent and is working diligently to be compliant with the Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA).

      Privacy Laws

      • Children and Family Privacy Laws

        Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
        Restricts the collection of personal information from children under 13 by companies operating websites, games, mobile applications, and digital services that are directed to children or that collect personal information from individuals known to be children.

        Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)
        Imposes certain requirements on schools that utilize the federal E-Rate program to receive discounts for internet access and other technology services, or that receive federal grants for other technology expenses.

        Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
        Governs information in a student’s education record, restricting access and use of student information.

        Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA)
        Guarantees that student data is protected when collected by educational technology companies, and that data is used for beneficial purposes only.

        View/download the Legislation Brief: Student Data Privacy Laws

      E-Rate & CIPA

      E-Rate and CIPA: Tookit for Teachers

      Understanding COPPA

      Understanding COPPA

      FERPA for Parents

      Student Privacy 101: FERPA for Parents and Students

      What is SOPPA?

      What is SOPPA? An Introduction to the Student Online Personal Protection Act

      View/dowload SOPPA details