Privacy Information

The Sherman School is committed to protecting privacy and developing technology that gives students the most powerful and safe educational experience. The District complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), which has a goal of protecting a student's educational records. Although FERPA regulations apply only to students, Sherman Public Schools is equally committed to protecting the privacy of all data.

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

Sherman Board of Education policies with regards to privacy can be found:
DBS Code: 5125 Confidentiality and Access to Student Records
DBS Code: 6141.321 Student Use of the District’s Computer Systems and Internet Safety
DBS Code: 6141.321 Computers: Acceptable Use of the Internet
DBS Code: 6141.322 WebPage Development Guidelines

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.

Classroom Services

Google (Apps for Education)
IEPDirect (Special Education Management)
Follett-Destiny (Library System)
NewsELA (SMS News Articles)
Learning A-Z / RazKids (SES Online Material)
Classroom Services Spelling City (SES Spelling & Vocabulary)
Kahoot! (K-12 Quizzes and Surveys)

Naviance (College and Career Readiness) 
Scratch (MBA Programming Service)
BrainPop (SES Online Activities)
IXL / Quia (K-12 Online Curriculum)
Quizlet (K-12 Online Learning Tools)
Mosa Mack (SMS Online Learning Tool)
Buzz Math (Grade 6 Online Learning Tool)

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