FERPA & Data Safety

FERPA and Data Safety

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. You can learn more about FERPA here!

Legal Guidance

All users must adhere to the Legal Guidance on the use of the New Visions Data Sorter, Portal and Attendance Heat Map - developed in partnership with the NYC Department of Education’s Division of Instructional and Information Technology (DIIT) and the Office of the General Counsel.


Confidentiality Agreements

Community School Directors:

All Community School Directors must sign the below agreement annually to access the New Visions Data Tools (by October 31st). Please submit

Success Mentors:

All Success Mentors must sign the below agreement. It should be kept on file at your school. Success Mentors do not have direct access to the New Visions data tools but work with their CSD to track data for their mentees.

Community Based Organization (CBO) partners:

Community-based Organization partners must sign the below agreement.