Department of Education April 12, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2018-07641
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-12
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), the Department of Education (the Department) publishes this notice of a new system of records entitled ``Impact Evaluation of Parent Messaging Strategies on Student Attendance (18-13-42).'' This system contains individually identifying information voluntarily provided by individuals and districts who participate in the impact study. The information contained in the records maintained in this system will be used to conduct a rigorous study of the effectiveness of a low-cost, parent-focused text messaging intervention, meant to reduce elementary school absenteeism and ultimately improve student achievement.