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State statute requires student data privacy policy

 

October 25, 2017



WORLAND — As a direct result of action taken by the 2017 Wyoming Legislature, the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees approved on first reading a “Student Data Privacy and Security Policy.”

Superintendent David Nicholas said, “This is policy that comes directly as a requirement of statute. It’s pretty overarching, pretty broad. We’re going to have to write a lot of procedure to backfill this, which we will do.”

Technology Director Kathy Wise said, “This is a state statute that goes into effect Jan. 1. We don’t have a choice. We do need to have a student...



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