District Data Privacy Information
Berlin Public Schools cultivates 21st century skills toward success in a global society by engaging students in rigorous academic, social, and civic responsibilities. While developing a technology integrated curriculum, Berlin has taken steps to protect student data and privacy in compliance with both Federal and State legislation. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is federal legislation designed to protect the privacy of student education records. In addition, as of October 1, 2016, all new contracts must also adhere to Connecticut State Law, Public Act 16-189.
Berlin Public Schools Policies related to data privacy:
4118.5-R Employees' Use of District Computer Systems - Regulations
5131.81 Use of Private Technology (BYOD) Devices by Students
5131.83-R Student Use of the District's Computer Systems and Internet Safety - Regulations
5131.83 Student Use of the District's Computer Systems and Internet Safety
6161.11 Selection of Instructional Materials - Request for Reconsideration of Instructional Materials