Student Data Privacy is covered by the following Federal and State laws:

FERPA – The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

FERPA requires that schools have written permission from the parent or guardian in order to release any information from a student’s education record.

COPPA – The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

COPPA puts special restrictions on software companies about the information they can collect about students under the 13.  Students under age 13 can’t make their own accounts, teachers have to make the accounts for them.  In making the accounts, teachers need to be aware of their responsibility under FERPA.

CIPA- The Children’s Internet Protection Act

CIPA requires districts to put measures in place to filter Internet access and other measures to protect students.

SDTSA – Student Data Transparency and Security Act

SDTSA has additional restrictions on how school districts can share student data with third party service providers.  The primary focus of the law covers the following:

  1. Data Use Obligations and Restrictions
  2. Data Transparency
  3. Data Security and Destruction

In accordance with SDTSA, this webpage displays the known school service on-demand providers (SSODPs) and school service contract providers (SSCPs) used by Big Sandy 100J School District employees and students.

Parents, please contact us or a teacher if you wish to know which SSODPs/SSCPs are used with your students.

The following list is updated as changes occur to services, contracts or providers used:

List of On-Demand and Contract Providers Currently Used:


Big Sandy School District 100J is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex (which includes marital status), sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, disability or need for special education services. Inquiries concerning Title VI, Title IX, Section 504 and ADA may be referred to Steve Wilson, Superintendent of Schools, P.O. Box 68, Simla, CO 80835, (719) 541- 2292 or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, Colorado 80204, (303) 844-2991. Learn more at our Equal Opportunity Education/Title IX page.