Tag Archives: Mike Gatto

Ability To Opt Out Uncertain In Lawsuit Requiring Student Data Release

by Theresa Harrington, EdSource

Navy man greets student in wheelchair

A judge’s order requiring the California Department of Education to release personal data for 10 million students as a result of a lawsuit over special education rights does not state whether parents’ objections will automatically trigger the removal of their children’s records from disclosure. … Public outcry over the data release prompted three state legislators to propose AB 2097 on Wednesday, which would “ensure that students’ personal information, like Social Security numbers, are appropriately protected.” Read More ›

Privacy Legislation Proposed To Balance New Technology

by Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

Technology is becoming an increasing part of our lives. And Democratic Assemblyman Mike Gatto and Republican Senator Ted Gaines announced today they are putting forward a package of bills designed to protect the privacy of consumers. The bills address body cameras, drones and data collection, among other things. Read More ›