Unlikely student data privacy partnership forms between ACLU, Tenth Amendment Center

Some districts have cooperated in order to protect student data. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation have helped to fund an initiative called the Trusted Learning Environment, intended to standardize school districts’ privacy practices and make them transparent to the public. A total of 28 school districts worked with the Consortium for School Networking, the School Superintendents Association, the Association of School Business Officials International, and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development on the standards.