Privacy & Student Data Security
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The Rocky Hill Public Schools is committed to protecting student privacy while providing technology that gives students the most powerful and safe educational experience. The District complies with privacy laws including: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the Student Data Privacy Law (PA-189).

For more details on the State of Connecticut Student Data Privacy Law, please visit the Connecticut General Assembly webpage.

For more details on FERPA, please visit the U.S. Department of Education's FERPA webpage.

The Rocky Hill Board of Education policies with regards to privacy can be found:
Data-Based Information Management System - Confidentiality Policy
Data-Based Information and Management System - Student Data Protection and Privacy/Cloud-based Issues

One of the District's goals is to integrate technology throughout the district and expand the use of technology in the classroom to sustain a 21st century learning environment. In order to reach this goal, the following systems may be used by the district. Please contact the student's classroom teacher if you would like more detail about which services are being used. Click on a service below to view their privacy policies.

District-Wide Critical Services

Follett-Destiny (Online Library System)
Google
(Apps for Education)
IEPDirect (Special Education Management)
InfoSnap (Online Student Registration)
Naviance (College and Career Readiness)
PowerSchool (Student Information System)

Student Assessment
Pearson Inform (Student Assessment Data Warehouse)
i-Ready (Student Assessment Tests)
SBAC/TIDE (Smarter Balanced Assessment used by CT SDE)
LAS Links (ELL Assessments)

Classroom Services
AIMS Web (a Pearson product) (Special Education Management)
CT Reports (CMT CAPT SBAC) (Storage of State Testing Data)
Discovery Education (K-12 Online Curriculum)
Fast ForWord Reading (Reading Curriculum Support)
iXL (K-12 Online Curriculum)
KidServ (Lunch POS System)
Kurzweil Education (Reading and Writing Instructional Assistant)

Classroom Services (continued)
Learning A-Z/Raz Kids (Reading Curriculum Support)
Lexia (Reading Curriculum Support) Mobile App
McGraw-Hill (Online Textbooks)
Meal Pay Plus
Nearpod (5-8 Interactive Lessons)
Online Textbooks (Italian, Spanish & Social Studies)
PebbleGo (Early Education Curriculum Support)
Read & Write by texthelp (Reading and Writing Curriculum Support)
Rosetta Stone (ELL Support)
School Messenger (District Alert System)
SNAP Health Center (Nurses' Information Tracking Software)
Starfall (Reading Curriculum Support)
Sunburst Digital (Type2Learn Keyboarding)
SWIS (Student Information Management)
Tumblebooks (Non-Fiction Book Resource)
WeVideo (Video Editing Software for Tech Ed)
XtraMath (Math Curriculum Support)

 

 

 


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Rocky Hill Public Schools Notice of Non-Discrimination

The Rocky Hill Board of Education prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, military or veteran’s status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation and past or present learning disability, physical disability or mental disorder.  The Rocky Hill Board of Education provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The Rocky Hill Board of Education guarantees compliance under Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments Acts of 1973, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the American with Disabilities Act of 1991 and Connecticut General Statutes 46a-60.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Amy Stevenson
Director of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services
761 Old Main St.
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
860-258-7705

For further information on non-discrimination, visit: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/about/rgn-hqaddresses.html
for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.