Transparency Online Resources
|Protecting Student Privacy||
Data-Sharing Tool Kit for Communities: How to Leverage Community Relationships While Protecting Student Privacy - from the U.S. Department of Education.
Iowa's Open Data Portal - explore data, discover answers to questions, and share with others.
Iowa’s Open Checkbook - allows you to explore state expenditures from high level summaries down to checkbook level transactions.
|Privacy Technical Assistance Center, U.S. Department of Education||
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.
|Protecting Personally Identifiable Information||
This link directs you to a document provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), U.S. Department of Commerce, which covers protecting the confidentiality of personally identifiable information (PII).
|Open Data Portal - Knowledge Base||
A support website which contains numerous articles and videos related to the open data portal.
|Create a Pivot Table to Analyze Data||
Pivot tables are a useful tool for analyzing the quality of data contained in datasets. This resource walks through how to create one.
|Health Information Privacy - De-identification||
This U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' webpage provides guidance about methods and approaches to achieve de-identification in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule.