Effective July 1, 2021, school districts will be required by the Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA) to provide additional guarantees that student data is protected when collected by educational technology companies, and that data is used for beneficial purposes only. (105 ILCS 85)
St. Charles CUSD 303 leverages the Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) to manage Data Privacy Agreements with vendors. View MVSE's current DPAs
Below is a high-level overview of the new requirements. Please refer to the legislation for specific timelines and components of each element.
School districts must: