Sunday, September 5, 2010

Schools in Maine Forced to Collect SSN's From Students - Many Ask State of Maine to Rescind Law

"In the run-up to school starting this month, nearly a dozen school boards have taken a stand against a new Maine law that requires schools to ask parents for their children's Social Security numbers. The state wants the numbers so they can track how students fare in the workforce after they've graduated from high school. Parents can opt out, but school officials worry about privacy risks."
Read the rest of the news article in "Schools Take Issue With State's Collection of Students' Social Security Numbers", Maine Public Broadcasting Network, September 3, 2010.

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