Data Privacy & Security

  • The Board of Regents adopted Part 121 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education on January 13, 2020. These rules will implement Education Law Section 2-d and provide guidance to educational agencies and their third-party contractors on ways to strengthen data privacy and security to protect student data and annual professional performance review data.  It will apply to both charter and traditional public schools.  The Regulations were overseen by the Department’s Chief Privacy Officer, Temitope Akinyemi.

    These Regulations govern the use of student Personally Identifiable Information (PII) in regards to third-party software vendors and platforms.

    Data Privacy Links

    NYS Education Department Data Privacy page:

    NYS Ed Law 2-d:


    For questions, concerns, or communication, please contact:

    Ray Baldwin
    Bolivar-Richburg Data Privacy Officer