Terms to know

Terms to Know

Status Explanations for App list (once deployed - coming soon!)
  • Approved - to the best of our understanding, the app complies with the law.
  • Parental Consent - to the best of our understanding, the app complies with the law, but teachers must obtain parent permission.
  • Unvetted - the app has not been reviewed by the District; teachers may use their best judgement as to whether the app complies with the law. Use the compliance tips information to examine the privacy policy of the app.
  • Unapproved - teachers cannot use this app with students.
  • Caution - see provided explanation.

Use Explanations

  • District - the district requires or has made the app available to teachers for student use.
  • School - some schools maintain a contract with this provider.
  • Teacher - the use of this app is determined by the individual teacher.

Agreement Explanations

  • Contract - the district has a signed contract with the vendor.
  • On Demand - there is no signed contract, use is based on agreement to the vendor's terms.
  • TBD - We have yet to determine if this application requires a contract based on the new guidelines.

Federal Privacy Laws

CIPA - Children's Internet Protection Act

COPPA - Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

FERPA - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

HIPAA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

Additional Resources

Colorado Department of Education - Data Privacy and Security

Denver Public Schools - Student Data Privacy

Jeffco Public Schools - Data Privacy and Security

Boulder Valley - Student Data Privacy

Federal Student Data Privacy Pledge

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