Taking Steps to De-Identify Sensitive Student Data

DEMYSTIFYING DE-IDENTIFICATION: One step to protect student data in an age of online learning tools and service is to strip out personally identifiable information whenever possible. A new report from The Future of Privacy Forum examines what personal info falls under FERPA’s guidelines, and shares techniques and approaches that companies can use to de-identify student data. Even more, given the vast ways that systems collect data, companies need to ensure that anonymous data cannot be re-identified.

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