Officials expose DC students ‘ personal information online

WASHINGTON – A spreadsheet detailing sensitive personal information about 2,000 students in the D. C. Public Schools was publicly available for months.

Washington city councilmember David Grosso tells news outlets that the officers of the school would not have given his office the spreadsheet posted on his website.

The file is saved in February included the names, dates of birth, housing status, school, grade level and whether the student is eligible for special education. The officials of the School gave in answer to questions By the education committee.

Grosso says he deleted and warned the school system after a student saw the beginning of the last month.

DCPS interim Vice Chancellor Amy Maisterra said steps are taken so that it doesn’t happen again.

The release of this information in violation of federal law, but the authorities are reluctant to impose the punishment of removal of federal funding.

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