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Common Core Implementation - Board of Education presentation 10/8/13

Common Core State Standards: Shifts for Students and Parents

Common Core Frequently Asked Questions

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Engage NY Parent Page

Homer's Math Help Videos

Kid-Friendly Mathematical Practices

Parent's Backpack Guide to Common Core State Standards grades K-5

Parent Guides to Common Core Standards

Parent Guide to Data in Schools

Parent Road Maps for Math Gr K-HS

Resources for Helping Kids After a Shooting

Schooltool Parent Portal

Suicide Prevention

Testing Update from State Education Dept.

Testing Transparency Report 6/15/14


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Parents' Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security

The Common Core Implementation Reform Act requires school districts and BOCES to publish a "Parents' Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security".

1. A student's personally identifiable information cannot be sold or released for any commercial purposes;

2. Parents have the right to inspect and review the complete contents of their child's education record;

3. State and federal laws protect the confidentiality of personally identifiable information, and safeguards associated with industry standards and best practices, including but not limited to, encryption, firewalls, and password protection, must be in place when data is stored or transferred;

4. A complete list of all student data elements collected by the State is available for public review at: , or by writingto the Office of Information & Reporting Services, New York State Education Department, Room 863 EBA, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12234.

5. Parents have the right to have complaints about possible breaches of student data addressed. Complaints should be directed in writing to the Chief Privacy Officer, New York State Education Department, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12234. Complaints may also be directed to the Chief Privacy Officer via email at:

Supplemental Information Regarding Third-Party Contractors

In the course of complying with its obligations under the law and providing educational services to District residents, the Homer Central School District has entered into agreements with certain third-party contractors. Pursuant to such agreements, third-party contractors may have access to "student data" and/or "teacher or principal data," as those terms are defined by law. 

Each contract the District enters into with a third party contractor where the third party contractor receives student data or teacher or principal data will include the following information:

1. The exclusive purposes for which the student data or teacher or principal data will be used;

2. How the third party contractor will ensure that the subcontractors, persons or entities that the third party contractor will share the student data or teacher or principal data with, if any, will abide by data protection and security requirements;

3. When the agreement expires and what happens to the student data or teacher or principal data upon expiration of the agreement;

4. If and how a parent, student, eligible student, teacher or principal may challenge the accuracy of the student data or teacher or principal data that is collected;

5. Where the student data or teacher or principal data will be stored (described in such a manner as to protect data security), and the security protections taken to ensure such data will be protected, including whether such data will be encrypted.


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Mr. Thomas Turck, Superintendent

80 South West Road
Homer, NY 13077

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