Reopening Schools Issue Brief: Increased Data Collection and Sharing

Schools are asking students, families and staff to self-report significant amounts of sensitive health information in order to provide the appropriate accommodations and precautions this semester. How do schools know this information is accurate? And how do students and staff know their health information will be protected, and used appropriately? Does FERPA or HIPAA apply? Our back-to-school issue brief takes a closer look: