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The U.S. Department of Education established the Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) as a “one-stop” resource for education stakeholders to learn about data privacy, confidentiality, and security practices related to student-level longitudinal data systems and other uses of student data. PTAC provides timely information and updated guidance on privacy, confidentiality, and security practices through a variety of resources, including training materials and opportunities to receive direct assistance with privacy, security, and confidentiality of student data systems."
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It's Wikipedia, which many see as the closest thing cyberspace has got to that old set of encyclopedias moldering on your parent’s bookshelves.
Paterno, as Pennsylvanians know all too well, saw the arc of his life’s story knocked off its hero’s trajectory with the arrest of his longtime assistant Jerry Sandusky on child sex abuse charges in November 2011."
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