Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA)

  • District 105 takes the privacy and online safety of our students seriously. The goal of SOPPA and this page is to increase transparency, protect student data and protect students. 

     

    Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA) 

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

    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).

     

    The state of Illinois passed Student Online Privacy Protection Act (SOPPA) in 2019.

     

    Protect student data by requiring the following groups to establish safeguards and processes

    ● Vendors

    ● Public School Districts

     

    Here are District 105's approved online resources.

    The list includes the online services or applications that the District uses, the contracts signed by the District, and any data collected by those tools or by the District. 

     

    Parents can request to review and correct any information maintained by the District or any online/application provider by contacting the D105 privacy officer Trish Murphy by competing this form (Coming in July).

     

    Data Breaches

    District 105 will post details here about any data breaches involving 10% or more of the District's students, including the number of students whose covered information was involved in the breach, date of breach (or estimate) and operator name.

     

    Parent Guides

    Parents play a cricial role in the online safely of their children.